Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on belief, certainty, religion, and wishes

Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on education

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on facts, investment, and science

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on life and problems

I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on meetings and preparation

I am prepared to meet anyone, but whether anyone is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on ideas

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Crank - a man with a new idea until it succeeds.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on pity

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Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on loyalty and soul

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Inscription beneath his bust in the Hall of Fame.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on fiction, possibility, and truth

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.

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