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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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And always we had wars, and more wars, and still other wars — all over Europe, all over the world. 'Sometimes in the private interest of royal families,' Satan said, 'sometimes to crush a weak nation; but never a war started by the aggressor for any clean purpose — there is no such war in the history of the race.

War Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

~curiosity Quotes, by Mark Twain

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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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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Life 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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