Mark Twain Quotes

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

It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.

Mark Twain

One mustn't criticize other people on grounds where he can't stand perpendicular himself

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

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

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

Mark Twain

New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.

Mark Twain

Children have but little charity for one another's defects

Mark Twain

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.

Mark Twain

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

Mark Twain

When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.

Mark Twain

If you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Mark Twain
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