Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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

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

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on people

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There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on belief, chance, confidence, deception, good, inventions, and quotations

It is my belief that nearly any invented quotation, played with confidence, stands a good chance to deceive.

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 exercise and sleep

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on imagination

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on rest, success, and thankfulness

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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