Best Mark Twain quotes

Inspirational quotes

"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."

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Quotes about life

"Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company."

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Motivational quotes

"Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other."

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Education quotes

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."

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Inspirational quotes

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."

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Love quotes

"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option."

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Quotes about life

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

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Truth quotes

"Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it."

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Quotes about life

"'Classic'. A book which people praise and don't read."

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Quotes about life

"Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile."

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Work quotes

"Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well."

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Quotes about life

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."

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Truth quotes

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

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Quotes about men

"What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce."

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Friendship quotes

"The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for."

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Quotes about life

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

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Quotes about lies

"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."

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Quotes about fear

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

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War quotes

"God created war so that Americans would learn geography."

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Truth quotes

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."

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Quotes about fear

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

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Education quotes

"The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read."

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Quotes about happiness

"Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination."

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Quotes about men

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man."

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Inspirational quotes

"Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident."

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Truth quotes

"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed."

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Quotes about beauty

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been."

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Quotes about life

"I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."

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Quotes about life

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it."

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Quotes about life

"Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else."

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Faith quotes

"But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?"

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Quotes about life

"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."

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Wisdom quotes

"In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them."

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Trust quotes

"Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it."

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Quotes about life

"Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be."

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Quotes about life

"I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn'€™t know."

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Quotes about life

"Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself."

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Quotes about life

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

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Quotes about life

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."

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