The Best Mark Twain Quotes

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      Mark Twain quotes on stand

      Few of us stand prosperity; another man’s I mean. -Mark Twain


      Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. -Mark Twain

      Few slanders can stand the wear of silence. -Mark Twain

      To stand still is to fall behind. -Mark Twain


      It is easier to stay out than to get out. -Mark Twain

      Let your joy be unconfined! -Mark Twain

      I never let schooling interfere with my education. -Mark Twain


      The billiard table is better than the doctor. -Mark Twain

      That which was hard to endure is sweet to remember. -Mark Twain

      On with the dance, let the joy be unconfined. -Mark Twain


      Had double chins all the way down to his stomach. -Mark Twain

      Write without pay until somebody offers to pay. -Mark Twain

      Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over. -Mark Twain


      In love, you pay as you leave. -Mark Twain

      It is better to support schools than jails. -Mark Twain

      Let us save the tomorrows for work. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on people

      He liked to like people, therefore people liked him. -Mark Twain


      Never argue with people who buy ink by the gallon. -Mark Twain

      I know about people, the better I like my dogs. -Mark Twain

      Don’t go to sleep, so many people die there. -Mark Twain


      Sometimes people do get hurt -Mark Twain

      Never do wrong when people are looking. -Mark Twain

      As I slowly grow wise I briskly grow cautious. -Mark Twain


      It’s so damned humiliating. -Mark Twain

      France has usually been governed by prostitutes -Mark Twain

      I can live two weeks on a good compliment. -Mark Twain


      Get a bicycle. You will not regret it, if you live. -Mark Twain

      The man who isn’t a pessimist is a damned fool. -Mark Twain

      There are lies, damned lies and statistics. -Mark Twain


      Love your enemy, it will scare the hell out of them. -Mark Twain

      Honesty: The best of all the lost arts. -Mark Twain

      Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on time

      But it warn’t no time to be sentimentering. -Mark Twain


      Geological time is not money. -Mark Twain

      More than one cigar at a time is excessive smoking. -Mark Twain

      Don’t wait the time is never just right. -Mark Twain


      I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time. -Mark Twain

      If I had more time, I would have written less. -Mark Twain

      How slow and still the time did drag along. -Mark Twain


      Humor is tragedy plus time. -Mark Twain

      Time spent with your children is time wisely spent. -Mark Twain

      There is nothing so annoying as a good example!! -Mark Twain


      Always obey your parents-when they are present. -Mark Twain

      Do one thing every day you don’t want to do. -Mark Twain

      Optimist: day dreamer more elegantly spelled. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on truth

      Homely truth is unpalatable. -Mark Twain


      When in doubt, tell the truth. -Mark Twain

      Truth is more of a stranger than fiction. -Mark Twain

      None but the dead are permitted to tell the truth. -Mark Twain


      Tell the truth or trump-but get the trick. -Mark Twain

      A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies. -Mark Twain

      Humor is the good natured side of a truth. -Mark Twain


      Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. -Mark Twain

      Children and fools always speak the truth. -Mark Twain

      The truth hurts, but silence kills. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on human

      The nomadic instinct is a human instinct; -Mark Twain


      Everything human is pathetic -Mark Twain

      I am only human, although I regret it. -Mark Twain

      It is human to exaggerate the merits of the dead. -Mark Twain


      Etiquette requires us to admire the human race. -Mark Twain

      All human rules are more or less idiotic. -Mark Twain

      To eat is human, to digest, divine -Mark Twain


      There isn’t any way to libel the human race. -Mark Twain

      Human beings can be awful cruel to one another. -Mark Twain

      It is your human environment that makes climate -Mark Twain


      There is no accounting for human beings. -Mark Twain

      If all men were rich, all men would be poor. -Mark Twain

      All men are ignorant, just on different subjects. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on life

      There is no such thing as an ordinary life. -Mark Twain


      Life is but a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. -Mark Twain

      The only certainties in life are death and taxes. -Mark Twain

      There is no security in life, only opportunity. -Mark Twain


      Don’t dream your life, but live your dream -Mark Twain

      Life is so beautiful. nobody can control your life -Mark Twain

      Life is short, break the rules. -Mark Twain


      Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits. -Mark Twain

      History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. -Mark Twain

      Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead. -Mark Twain


      Man is the only animal that blushes–or needs to. -Mark Twain

      Enthusiasm is caught, not taught. -Mark Twain

      The cost of living hasn’t effected its popularity. -Mark Twain


      Books are the liberated spirits of men. -Mark Twain

      To avoid lying, do nothing that needs covering. -Mark Twain

      Figures don’t lie, but liars figure. -Mark Twain


      The person who has no opinion will seldom be wrong. -Mark Twain

      Lying to them is bad! i am a real person! -Mark Twain

      Never have a battle of wits with an unarmed person. -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on mind

      Man is the only creature who has a nasty mind. -Mark Twain


      Definite speech means clarity of mind. -Mark Twain

      If one is honest there is no need to remember. -Mark Twain

      A better idea than my own is to listen. -Mark Twain


      You aim for the palace and get drowned in the sewer. -Mark Twain

      The ancients stole all our ideas from us. -Mark Twain

      The Creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo. -Mark Twain


      We all have thoughts that would shame the devil. -Mark Twain

      Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought. -Mark Twain

      Experience comes from bad judgment. -Mark Twain


      I deal with temptation by yielding to it. -Mark Twain

      Ethical man: A Christian holding four aces. -Mark Twain

      Hunger is the handmaid of genius -Mark Twain


      Mark Twain quotes on world

      The world owes you nothing. It was here first. -Mark Twain


      If ignorance is bliss, why isn’t the world happier? -Mark Twain

      The Public is merely a multiplied ‘me.’ -Mark Twain

      Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. -Mark Twain


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      I said nothing of the sort. -Mark Twain

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      No man is a failure who has friends. -Mark Twain


      When majority is insane, sane must go to asylum. -Mark Twain

      Comparison is the death of joy. -Mark Twain

      I am not an economist. I am an honest man! -Mark Twain


      The catfish is Plenty good enough fish for anyone -Mark Twain

      Never miss an opportunity to shut up. -Mark Twain

      Man proposes, but God blocks the game. -Mark Twain


      Every year you wait, long ago gets farther away. -Mark Twain

      If you’ve got a nice fresh corpse, fetch him out! -Mark Twain

      To be busy is man’s only happiness. -Mark Twain


      Better a broken promise than none at all. -Mark Twain

      Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. -Mark Twain

      Do your duty today and repent tomorrow. -Mark Twain


      Explore. Dream. Discover. -Mark Twain

      In literature imitations do not imitate. -Mark Twain

      Travel is fatal to bigotry. -Mark Twain


      These are the true and only God, mighty and supreme. -Mark Twain

      If there are no cigars in heaven, I shall not go. -Mark Twain

      Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. -Mark Twain


      When you catch an adjective, kill it. -Mark Twain

      Strange is the man who practices his religion. -Mark Twain

      Cheer up, the worst is yet to come! -Mark Twain


      I can speak French but I cannot understand it. -Mark Twain

      God’s noblest work. Man who found it out? Man. -Mark Twain

      He is now rising from affluence to poverty. -Mark Twain


      If true, rarely beautiful. If beautiful, rarely true. -Mark Twain

      It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense -Mark Twain

      You can’t throw too much style into a miracle. -Mark Twain


      All generalizations are false, including this one. -Mark Twain

      A wanton waste of projectiles. -Mark Twain

      The best of us would rather be popular than right. -Mark Twain


      The southerner talks music. -Mark Twain

      A journalist is a reporter out of a job. -Mark Twain

      It’s not the good that die young, it’s the lucky. -Mark Twain


      The solution to our water problems is more rain. -Mark Twain

      Make your vacation your vocation. -Mark Twain

      Humor is like a frog; if you dissect it, it dies. -Mark Twain


      Dance like nobody’s looking. -Mark Twain

      Whatever you say, say it with conviction -Mark Twain

      Prosperity is the best protector of principle. -Mark Twain


      I am losing enough sleep to supply a worn-out army. -Mark Twain

      God cures and the doctor sends the bill. -Mark Twain

      Too bad that youth is wasted on the young. -Mark Twain


      Talent without work is useless, thank God -Mark Twain

      It is a shameful thing to insult a child. -Mark Twain

      The secret to getting ahead is getting started. -Mark Twain


      Never tell a lie-except for practice. -Mark Twain

      Nothing helps scenery like bacon and eggs. -Mark Twain

      There is no humor in heaven. -Mark Twain


      A mine is a hole in the ground with a liar on top. -Mark Twain

      As to the adjective: when in doubt, strike it out. -Mark Twain

      You can’t pray a lie–I found that out.” -Mark Twain


      When congress is in session no American is safe. -Mark Twain

      Distance lends enchantment to the view. -Mark Twain

      Wagner’s music is better than it sounds. -Mark Twain


      Whoever is happy will make others happy too. -Mark Twain

      Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by. -Mark Twain

      Chastity-you can carry it too far. -Mark Twain


      Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody. -Mark Twain

      A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer. -Mark Twain

      Be good and you’ll be lonesome -Mark Twain


      If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed. -Mark Twain

      Be wise as a serpent and wary as a dove! -Mark Twain

      It is higher and nobler to be kind. -Mark Twain


      Wheresoever she was, there was Eden. -Mark Twain

      Love is madness, if thwarted it develops fast. -Mark Twain

      We have the best government that money can buy. -Mark Twain


      It’s not as bad as it sounds. -Mark Twain

      The secret of making progress is to get started. -Mark Twain

      Sacred cows make the best hamburger. -Mark Twain


      There are no wild animals until man makes them so. -Mark Twain

      When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. -Mark Twain

      Wine is a clog to the pen, not an inspiration. -Mark Twain


      There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. -Mark Twain

      One compliment can keep me going for a whole month. -Mark Twain

      Necessity is the mother of taking chances. -Mark Twain


      The problem with education is school. -Mark Twain

      Circumstances make man, not man circumstances. -Mark Twain

      Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat. -Mark Twain


      I like criticism, but it must be my way. -Mark Twain

      Comedy keeps the heart sweet. -Mark Twain

      We have an insanity plea that would have saved Cain. -Mark Twain


      The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow. -Mark Twain

      Modesty died when clothes were born. -Mark Twain

      The lack of money is the root of all evil. -MARK TWAIN


      He had a dream and it shot him. -Mark Twain

      School gets in the way of my learning. -Mark Twain

      Familiarity breeds contempt-and children. -Mark Twain


      Pessimist: The optimist who didn’t arrive. -Mark Twain

      I am not an American. I am the American. -Mark Twain

      I must preserve the outward signs of sanity. -Mark Twain


      How empty is theory in the presence of fact! -Mark Twain

      One is apt to overestimate beauty when it is rare -Mark Twain

      Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough. -Mark Twain


      Frankness is a jewel; only the young can afford it. -Mark Twain

      Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. -Mark Twain

      God. -Mark Twain


      There is only one good sex. The female one. -Mark Twain

      White Sox demise are greatly exaggerated. -Mark Twain

      What a man misses mostly in heaven is company. -Mark Twain


      Supposing is good, but finding out is better. -Mark Twain

      Never mistake motion for progress. -Mark Twain

      The real yellow peril: Gold. -Mark Twain


      Conscience, man’s moral medicine chest. -Mark Twain

      I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me. -Mark Twain

      What is the most rigorous law of our being? Growth. -Mark Twain


      A pessimist is a well-informed optimist. -Mark Twain

      I’m in favor of progress; it’s change I don’t like. -Mark Twain

      Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt. -Mark Twain


      The Book of Mormon is chloroform in print -Mark Twain

      Bridgeport?” Said I. “Camelot,” Said he. -Mark Twain

      Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. -Mark Twain


      I was born modest; not all over, but in spots. -Mark Twain

      Virtue has never been as respectable as money. -Mark Twain

      Do right and you will be conspicuous. -Mark Twain


      Labor in loneliness is irksome. -Mark Twain

      Imagination labors best in distant fields. -Mark Twain

      It is wiser to find out than to suppose. -Mark Twain


      Love heightens all senses-except the common. -Mark Twain

      Every man is a moon; he has a side no one sees. -Mark Twain

      A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother. -Mark Twain


      In German, a young lady has no sex, but a turnip has -Mark Twain

      Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary. -Mark Twain

      The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes. -Mark Twain


      Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. -Mark Twain

      Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. -Mark Twain

      Make your mark in New York and you are a made man. -Mark Twain


      No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot -Mark Twain

      Be virtuous and you will be eccentric. -Mark Twain

      An uneasy conscience is a hair in the mouth. -Mark Twain


      The funniest things are the forbidden. -Mark Twain

      Go to bed early, get up early-this is wise. -Mark Twain

      Denial is much more then an Egyptian River. -Mark Twain


      Too much is just enough. -Mark Twain

      Your actions speak so much louder than words. -Mark Twain

      We can achieve what we can conceive and believe. -Mark Twain


      A man may have no bad habits and have worse -Mark Twain

      But old fools is the biggest fools there is. -Mark Twain

      All gods are better than their reputation. -Mark Twain


      Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. -Mark Twain

      The report of my death was an exaggeration. -Mark Twain

      Golf is a good walk spoiled. -MARK TWAIN


      We are all alike on the inside. -Mark Twain

      A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory. -Mark Twain

      We are all beggars, each in his own way. -Mark Twain


      Write what you know. -Mark Twain

      Travel is lethal to prejudice. -Mark Twain

      I make it a rule never to smoke while I’m sleeping. -Mark Twain


      Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. -Mark Twain

      It is a good and gentle religion, but inconvenient. -Mark Twain

      All our acts, reasoned and unreasoned, are selfish -Mark Twain


      First catch your Boer, then kick him. -Mark Twain

      Man-a figment of God’s imagination. -Mark Twain

      You can tell German wine from vinegar by the label. -Mark Twain


      Tough times teach trust. -Mark Twain

      Germany, the diseased world’s bathhouse. -Mark Twain

      The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated. -Mark Twain


      They did not know it was impossible so they did it -Mark Twain

      All emotion is involuntary when genuine. -Mark Twain

      We are all ignorant; just about different things. -Mark Twain


      Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any. -Mark Twain

      Tight pants are just uncomfortable. -Mark Twain

      The heart is the real fountain of youth. -Mark Twain


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

      Patriotism is the customary Patriotism. -Mark Twain

      It is better to be alone than unwelcome.-Eve -Mark Twain


      An honest politician is an oxymoron. -Mark Twain

      Ah, if he could only die temporarily! -Mark Twain

      If there is a God, he is a malign thug. -Mark Twain


      Tea is an affront to lunch and an insult to dinner. -Mark Twain

      Nothing is made in vain, but the fly came near it. -Mark Twain

      All right, then, I’ll go to hell. -Mark Twain


      Today’s burdens can strengthen you for tomorrow. -Mark Twain

      Faith is believing what you know ain’t so. -Mark Twain

      Benefit of clergy: Half-rate on the railroad. -Mark Twain


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