Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on country and surprises

Go and surprise the whole country by doing something right.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on boredom, children, family, and men

If men bore children, there would only be one born in each family.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on time

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More than one cigar at a time is excessive smoking.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on good

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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Notebooks (1935)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on clothes, influence, people, and society

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.

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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A Quote by Mark Twain

Adam was but human - this explains it all. He did not want the apples for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Pudd’nhead Wilson

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A Quote by Mark Twain on birth and funerals

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Pudd’nhead Wilson

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