The Best Huckleberry Finn quotes

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Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most beloved American novels ever written. It tells the story of Huck Finn, a young boy who runs away from home and embarks on a journey down the Mississippi River with runaway slave Jim. This timeless tale is full of humor, adventure, and wisdom, and it continues to teach us valuable lessons about life today. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the life and times of Mark Twain, and we’ll explore why Huckleberry Finn has become such an iconic figure in American literature. We’ll also discuss some of the controversy that has surrounded this book over the years, and we’ll analyze its impact on society as a whole.

Discover the most inspiring Adventures, Racism quotes from Huckleberry Finn, and much more.


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About Huckleberry Finn

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First Appearance:
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

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Last Appearance:
Tom Sawyer, Detective

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Inspiring Phrases From Huckleberry Finn

The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s. โ€” Mark Twain

That is just the way with some people. They get down on a thing when they don’t know nothing about it. โ€” Mark Twain

The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog. โ€” Mark Twain

It was a dreadful thing to see. Human beings can be awful cruel to one another. โ€” Mark Twain

We all go through a challenge in life because without a challenge there’d be no reason to keep going toward your future. โ€” Mark Twain

Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by. โ€” Mark Twain

I do not wish any reward but to know I have done the right thing. โ€” Mark Twain

Various Statements From Huckleberry Finn

He had a dream and it shot him. โ€” Mark Twain

Human beings can be awful cruel to one another. โ€” Mark Twain

I don’t want no better book than what your face is. โ€” Mark Twain

You can’t pray a lieโ€“I found that out. โ€” Mark Twain

The old saw says, ‘Let a sleeping dog lie.’ Right. Still, when there is much at stake it is better to get a newspaper to do it. โ€” Mark Twain

He was sunshine most alwaysโ€“I mean he made it seem like good weather. โ€” Mark Twain

Sometimes you gwyne to git hurt, en sometimes you gwyne to git sick; but every time you’s gwyne to git well agin. โ€” Mark Twain

More Phrases From Huckleberry Finn

Well, Ben Rogers, if I was as ignorant as you I wouldn’t let on. โ€” Mark Twain

Right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain’t got no business doing wrong when he ain’t ignorant and knows better. โ€” Mark Twain

Hain’t we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain’t that a big enough majority in any town? โ€” Mark Twain

I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the ‘lower animals’ (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. โ€” Mark Twain

Redundant Thematics

In Huckleberry Finn Statements


There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth. โ€” Mark Twain

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. โ€” Mark Twain

Now, we’ll start this band of robbers and call it Tom Sawyer’s Gang. Everybody that wants to join has got to take an oath, and write his name in blood. โ€” Mark Twain

Deeper Quotes From Huckleberry Finn

Jim said that bees won’t sting idiots, but I didn’t believe that, because I tried them lots of times myself and they wouldn’t sting me. โ€” Mark Twain

All kings is mostly rapscallions, as fur as I can make out. โ€” Mark Twain

My father was a Saint Bernard, my mother was a Collie, but I am a Presbyterian. โ€” Mark Twain

What’s the use you learning to do right when it’s troublesome to do right and ain’t no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same? โ€” Mark Twain

It don’t make no difference whether you do right or wrong, a person’s conscience ain’t got no sense, and just goes for him anyway. โ€” Mark Twain

Jim he couldn’t see no sense in the most of it, but he allowed we was white folks and knowed better than him. โ€” Mark Twain

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. โ€” Mark Twain

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