Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on good

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There is nothing more frustrating than a good example.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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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 certainty, death, and fear

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on absence, courage, and fear

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on cowardice and good

There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Following the Equator, 1897

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A Quote by Mark Twain on age

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Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on history and prejudice

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on trouble

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The trouble isn't that there are too many fools, but that the lightning isn't distributed right.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on fortune, good, and life

"Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life," but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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