Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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 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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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 chance and life

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on cats and learning

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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