Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain

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

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

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

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

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

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

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

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

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

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

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.

The report of my death was an exaggeration.

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

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

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

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

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

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

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

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.

Lies, damned lies, and statistics

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

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