Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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 good

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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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

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

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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A Quote by Mark Twain on good, nobility, and trouble

To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler - and less trouble.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on good and people

He was such a good man that people hated to see him coming.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Adventures of Huckelberry Finn

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A Quote by Mark Twain on enemies, friendship, heart, and slander

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Pudd’nhead Wilson’s New Calendar

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A Quote by Mark Twain on habits and time

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on friendship

The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are right.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on friendship, loyalty, money, nature, and passion

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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