Compilation of quotations and famous quotes by Mark Twain

Compilation of quotations and famous quotes by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain (1835 – 19l0) is a great literary giant of America, whom H. L. Mencken considered “the true father of our national literature.” With works like Adventure of Huckleberry Finn (1884) and Life on the Mississippi (1883) Twain shaped the world’s view of America and made a more extensive combination of American folk humor and serious literature than previous writers had ever done. 



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“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” — mark twain quotes

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“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” — mark twain quotes

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“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” — mark twain quotes

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“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” — mark twain quotes

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“Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.” — mark twain quotes

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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” — mark twain quotes

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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” — mark twain quotes

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“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” — mark twain quotes

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“There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things.The first group is less crowded.” — mark twain quotes

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“Every one is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” — mark twain quotes

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“I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.” — mark twain quotes

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“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” — mark twain quotes

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“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.” — mark twain quotes

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“Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.” — mark twain quotes

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t 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 quotes

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“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — mark twain quotes

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“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.” — mark twain quotes

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“When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.” — mark twain quotes

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“A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.” — mark twain quotes

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“Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” — mark twain quotes

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“Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — mark twain quotes

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“The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.” — mark twain quotes

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“Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.” — mark twain quotes

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“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” — mark twain quotes

mark twain quotes


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“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” — mark twain quotes

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“The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.” — mark twain quotes

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