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Mark Twain Quotes

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
Topic: Experience
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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Topic: Age
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Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
Topic: Funny
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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
Topic: Humor
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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Topic: Success
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Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
Topic: Patriotism
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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Topic: Patriotism
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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Topic: Death
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When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Topic: Life
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Topic: Business
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You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
Topic: Banks
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A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
Topic: Literature
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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
Topic: Success
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Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Topic: Humility
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An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
Topic: Friendship
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Topic: Books
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Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Topic: Funny
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Topic: Courage
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Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Topic: Duty
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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
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Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Topic: Education
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Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Topic: Truth
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Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Topic: Joy
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How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.
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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Topic: Education
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I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
Topic: Actions
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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 a man.
Topic: Pets
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It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
Topic: Honor
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It is easier to stay out than get out.
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Men write many fine and plausible arguments in support of monarchy, but the fact remains that where every man has a voice, brutal laws are impossible.
Topic: Democracy
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.
Topic: Food
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Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.
Topic: Cruelty
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Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
Topic: Opinions
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The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
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Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Topic: Friendship
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The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Topic: Laughter
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