Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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 conscience, country, freedom, god, goodness, practice, prudence, and speech

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on faith

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Faith is believing what you know ain't so.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on accidents, certainty, fame, and popularity

Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on children, contempt, and familiarity

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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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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