Mark Twain Quotes

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

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

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

If He Tom Sawyer had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

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Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth

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

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The irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

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IĆ­ve seen many troubles in my time, only half of which ever came true

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I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.

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I've had thousands of problems in my life, most of which never actually happened.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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I have known a great many troubles,but most of them never happened.

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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

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