Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on force and principles

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on country and prayer

I don't know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on certainty, circumstances, and prayer

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on risk

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I'll risk forty dollars that he can outjump an frog in Calaveras county

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: The Celebrated Jumping Frog, 1865

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A Quote by Mark Twain on animals and study

In studying the traits and dispositions of the so-called lower animals, and contrasting them with man's, I find the result humiliating to me.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on animals, justice, and vanity

It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on laughter

Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on laughter and weapons

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

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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