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Mark Twain
November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910
Nationality: American
Category: Author
Subcategory: American Author

If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.


Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.


Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.


What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself.


What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.


Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.


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


The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.


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


Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.


I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.


Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.


Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.


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


Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.


There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.


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


When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.


The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.


Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.


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