Quotes by Mark Twain 1

Quotes by Mark Twain

  • “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “We have the best government that money can buy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “What a wee little part of a person’s life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”
    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
  • “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.”
    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
  • “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.”
    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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