MARK TWAIN Quotes

The government is merely a servant -- merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.

Mark Twain

Suppose your were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself

Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress

Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Mark Twain

Moralists and philosophers have adjudged those who throw temptation in the way of the erring, equally guilty with those who are thereby led into evil

Mark Twain

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

Mark Twain

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain

But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface

Mark Twain

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

Mark Twain

It's good sportsmanship not to pick up lost balls while they are still rolling.

Mark Twain

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling

Mark Twain

Etiquette requires us to admire the human race

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By the etiquette of war, it is permitted to none below the rank of newspaper correspondent to dictate to the general in the field

Mark Twain

It is good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling

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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live

Mark Twain

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Mark Twain
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