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Mark Twain Quotes

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

He is now rising from affluence to poverty.


Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.


Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.


Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.


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


I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.


Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.


Don't tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish.


The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.


Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write "very"; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.


Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.


Better a broken promise than none at all.


The wit knows that his place is at the tail of a procession.


Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.


There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.


It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.


Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.


Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.


A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.


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