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 congress, crime, and facts

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Following the Equator, 1897

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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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