MARK TWAIN Quotes

Humor is tragedy plus time

Mark Twain

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Mark Twain

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.

Mark Twain

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Mark Twain

Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.

Mark Twain

You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Mark Twain

I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.

Mark Twain

Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.

Mark Twain

Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother's path to happiness and heaven.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination

Mark Twain

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Mark Twain

A marriage...makes of two fractional lives a whole; it gives to two purposeless lives a work, and doubles the strength of each to perform it; it gives to two questioning natures a reason for living, and something to live for; it will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life.

Mark Twain

There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.

Mark Twain
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