Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on genius and power

Next to possessing genius one's self is the power of appreciating it in others.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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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.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on accuracy, contempt, familiarity, opportunity, reason, respect, and truth

Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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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.

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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.

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