Mark Twain Quotes

It is easier to stay out than get out.

Mark Twain

Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.

Mark Twain

Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.

Mark Twain

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

There was never a century nor a country that was short of experts who knew the Deity\'s mind and were willing to reveal it.

Mark Twain

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

Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.

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

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

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 man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.

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
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