Mark Twain Quotes

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

God's great cosmic joke on the human race was requiring that men and women live together in marriage

Mark Twain

Honesty: The best of all the lost arts

Mark Twain

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.

Mark Twain

Human pride is not worthwhile; there is always something lying in wait to take the wind out of it

Mark Twain

It is curious - curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare

Mark Twain

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

Mark Twain

It is not worthwhile to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man's character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible

Mark Twain

In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.

Mark Twain

When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

Mark Twain

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny

Mark Twain

Perseverance is a principle that should be commendable in those who have judgment to govern it

Mark Twain

He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue

Mark Twain

Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information

Mark Twain

The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people

Mark Twain
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