Quotes by Mark Twain 1

Quotes by Mark Twain

  • “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “We have the best government that money can buy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.”
    by Mark Twain

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One comment on “Quotes by Mark Twain

  1. Reply Octavio Keveth Jun 5, 2013 07:19

    I simply want to tell you that I like the quotes from Mark Twain, thanks!

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