MARK TWAIN Quotes

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

Mark Twain

The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust out doors I would drown him.

Mark Twain

Better a broken promise than none at all.

Mark Twain

To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.

Mark Twain

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

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

It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.

Mark Twain

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Mark Twain

Be good and you will be lonely.

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
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