Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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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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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 commitment, friendship, heaven, and hell

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on compliments and good

I can live for two months on a good compliment.

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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