Quotes by Mark Twain 1

Quotes by Mark Twain

  • “We have the best government that money can buy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”
    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
  • “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
    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
  • “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.”
    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
  • “By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
    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
  • “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”
    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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