Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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 health

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The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like and do what you'd druther not.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on bitterness, college, and education

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on college, people, and rest

Some people get an eduction without going to college; the rest get it after they get out.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on money

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Behold the fool saith "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"- which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and - watch that basket!"

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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