Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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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A Quote by Mark Twain on information and speech

Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on emotion and sincerity

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on experience, good, and judgment

Good judgment comes from experience. And where does experience come from? Experience comes from bad judgment.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on facts

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I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on facts

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Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on facts and statistics

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on courage, curiosity, and world

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on absence, criticism, discovery, people, relatives, and superstition

I have criticized absent people so often, and then discovered, to my humiliation, that I was talking with their relatives, that I have grown superstitious about that sort of thing and dropped it.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on horses

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It were not best that we should all think alike; it is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar, 1894

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