Mark Twain Quotes


679 Mark Twain quotes:



"I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolish"
"When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not."
"(Twain on Cain): it was his misfortune to live in a dark age that knew not the beneficent Insanity Plea"
"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"
"Life should begin with age and its privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and its capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages."
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"Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her"
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"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read."
"There is probably no pleasure equal to the pleasure of climbing a dangerous Alp; but it is a pleasure which is confined strictly to people who can find pleasure in it"
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"Necessity is the mother of "taking chances"
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"By trying, we can easily learn to endure adversity another man's, I mean"
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"There is an old-time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often"
"To do something, say something, see something, before anybody else - these are things that confer a pleasure compared with which other pleasures are tame and commonplace, other cheap and trivial"
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"Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does all the work"
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"He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it- namely, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain"
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"The man that sets out to carry a cat by it's tail learns something that will always be useful and which will never grow dim or doubtful."
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"There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy"
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"Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most"
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"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Absence Quotes



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