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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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Distance lends enchantment to the view

Vision Quotes, by Mark Twain

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No words are necessary between two loving hearts

Words 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

World Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Literary Quotes, by Mark Twain

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A gold mine is a hole in the ground with a liar standing by it.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Golf is a good walk spoiled.

Sports:golf Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Music Quotes, by Mark Twain

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We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it.

Change Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Death 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.

Literary Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Age Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Courage Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.

Courage Quotes, by Mark Twain

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We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

Justice Quotes, by Mark Twain

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The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Laughter Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Sleep Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Speech Quotes, by Mark Twain

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It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

Speech Quotes, by Mark Twain

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I have not a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices.

Vices Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Ambition 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.

Authority Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Why is it that people rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the people involved.

Babies Quotes, by Mark Twain

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My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water.

Books Quotes, by Mark Twain

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

Confidence Quotes, by Mark Twain

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.

Courage Quotes, by Mark Twain

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