Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on books, genius, water, and wine

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) Everybody drinks water.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

Buy land. They've stopped making it.

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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A Quote by Mark Twain on cats, fighting, and people

Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.

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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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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A Quote by Mark Twain on christ and christianity

If Christ were here now, there is one thing he would not be - a Christian.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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