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326 Famous Quotes by Mark Twain
11/30/1835 - 4/21/1910
Also Known As:  
Samuel Clemens     Samuel Langhorne Clemens     Twain Mark
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About Mark Twain

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Health Quotes, by Mark Twain

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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Ignorance Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I have no race prejudice. I think I have no color prejudices or caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. Indeed, I know it. I can stand any society. All that I care to know is that a man is a human being -- that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Irony Quotes, by Mark Twain

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True irreverence is disrespect for another man's god

Irreverence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense

Irreverence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it

Judgement Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.

Knowledge Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.

Laughter Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.

Law and lawyers Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a pessimist who is always right

Optimism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The man who is a pessimist before forty-eight knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little

Optimism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Patriotism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

Pessimism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.

Quarrels Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain

Religion Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

Right Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Do something everyday that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.

Rules Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination

Sanity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

Satisfaction Quotes, by Mark Twain

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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.

Success Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.

Superstition Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I deal with temptation by yielding to it

Temptation Quotes, by Mark Twain

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If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Truth Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

Death Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Age Quotes, by Mark Twain

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