Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

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 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.

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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 approval, funerals, and niceness

I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on angels and babies

A baby is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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