Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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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A Quote by Mark Twain on danger

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Every generalization is dangerous, especially this one.

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.

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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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