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Mark Twain Quotes

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain


"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up." ~ Mark Twain

"If you love what you do, you'll never work another day in your life." ~ Mark Twain


"To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence." ~ Mark Twain


"I have found out that there ain' t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them." ~ Mark Twain



"Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it." ~ Mark Twain


"Troubles are only mental; it is the mind that manufactures them, and the mind can forget them, banish them, abolish them." ~ Mark Twain


"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." ~ Mark Twain


"Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." ~ Mark Twain


"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." ~ Mark Twain


"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." ~ Mark Twain


"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place." ~ Mark Twain


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Mark Twain Quotes

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." ~ Mark Twain


"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed." ~ Mark Twain


"The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for." ~ Mark Twain


"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics." ~ Mark Twain


"Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." ~ Mark Twain


"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." ~ Mark Twain


"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." ~ Mark Twain


"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." ~ Mark Twain


"What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know. It's what we know for sure that just ain't so." ~ Mark Twain


"Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions." ~ Mark Twain


"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." ~ Mark Twain


"The more I get to know people, the more I like my dog." ~ Mark Twain


"Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense." ~ Mark Twain


"Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it." ~ Mark Twain


"The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself." ~ Mark Twain


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"I wanted to write you a short letter, but I didn't have time." ~ Mark Twain


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"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened." ~ Mark Twain



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