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Quotes by Mark Twain

  • “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
    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
  • “Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.”
    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
  • “Prosperity is the best protector of principle.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in 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
  • “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
  • “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “We have the best government that money can buy.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Golf is a good walk spoiled.”
    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
  • “Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.”
    by Mark Twain
  • “Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.”
    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

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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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