MARK TWAIN Quotes

France had neither winter nor summer nor morals - apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.

Mark Twain

There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.

Mark Twain

Humor is tragedy plus time.

Mark Twain

At 50, a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass.

Mark Twain

Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?

Mark Twain

To be good is noble, but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

Mark Twain

The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.

Mark Twain

When you ascend the hill of prosperity, may you not meet a friend.

Mark Twain

Be good and you will be lonely.

Mark Twain

To get the full value of joy You must have someone to divide it with.

MARK TWAIN

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!

Mark Twain

The holy passion of 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.

Mark Twain

The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy - give one and take ten

Mark Twain

"Classic": A book which people praise but don't read.

Mark Twain

To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours.

Mark Twain

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain
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