Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

A Quote by Mark Twain on mark, twain, aint, know, and trouble

“It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.” - Mark Twain

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Mark Twain

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A Quote by Mark Twain

What gets us into trouble is what we know, but just ain’t so.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

It is better to give than receive. Especially advice.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on learning reading

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Unknown

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A Quote by Mark Twain on brotherhood

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Unknown

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A Quote by Mark Twain on desire

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He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," Chapter 2

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A Quote by Mark Twain on human nature, life, and cruelty

Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: "The Lowest Animal"

Contributed by: James

A Quote by Mark Twain

I never let school interfere with my education.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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