Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on confidence, ignorance, life, needs, and success

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on good, preparation, and speech

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on dogs and prosperity

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on insanity

The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion are adversaries, some are insane.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Mark Twain Lecture on Christian Science (1899)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on imagination and judgment

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

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on crime, day, difficulty, efficiency, men, superiority, and world

We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on habits, needs, and people

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on lies and principles

I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

All that I care to know is that a man is a human being - that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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