Quotes by Mark Twain 1

Quotes 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
  • “My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Always tell the truth. Then you don’t have to remember anything.”
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  • “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
  • “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
  • “All generalizations are false, including this one.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “We have the best government that money can buy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.”
    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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