MARK TWAIN Quotes

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didnt do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Live simple, love well, and take time to smell the flowers along the way.

Mark Twain

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

MARK TWAIN

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

Mark Twain

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.

Mark Twain

Virtue has never been as respectable as money

Mark Twain

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain

The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.

Mark Twain

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Mark Twain

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Time and tide wait for no man. A pompous and self-satisfied proverb, and was true for a billion years; but in our day of electric wires and water-ballast we turn it around: Man waits not for time nor tide.

Mark Twain

The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.

Mark Twain
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