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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

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

Deceit Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Illusion Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

Manners Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.

Materialism Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.

Boys Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress; but I repeat myself.

Politics / government Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

General sayings Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.

Majority Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is easier to stay out than get out.

Temptation Quotes, by Mark Twain

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In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in Fench; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language.

Travel Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.

Books Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Dreams Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied

Caring Quotes, by Mark Twain

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If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.

Cats Quotes, by Mark Twain

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There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy

Diplomacy Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Love is when two people know everything about eachother and are still friends.

Friendship Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Hunger is the handmaid of genius

Hunger Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Prejudice cannot see the things that are because it is always looking for things that aren't

Prejudice Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Safety Quotes, by Mark Twain

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You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Eyes Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.

Dress Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.

Life Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Be good and you will be lonely.

Loneliness Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Personality Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either.

Superstition Quotes, by Mark Twain

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