Mark Twain Quotes

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is really a large matter - it's the difference between a lightning bug and the lightning.

Mark Twain

Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

Mark Twain

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.

MARK TWAIN

There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.

Mark Twain

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

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

To be good is noble, but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

Mark Twain

To get the full value of joy You must have someone to divide it with.

MARK TWAIN

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

Mark Twain

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.

Mark Twain

Virtue has never been as respectable as money

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

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.

Mark Twain

Time and tide wait for no man. A pompous and self-satisfied proverb, and was true for a billion years; but in our day of electric wires and water-ballast we turn it around: Man waits not for time nor tide.

Mark Twain
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