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Quotes by Mark Twain

  • “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
    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
  • “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.”
    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
  • “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”
    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 man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”
    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
  • “Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.”
    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
  • “Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “I can live for two months on a good compliment.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Golf is a good walk spoiled.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”
    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

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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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