The 30 Best Classic Mark Twain Quotes


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Famous Mark Twain Quotes

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.

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

Life is short, Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.

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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Do something every day that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young.

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

The most interesting information come from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.

The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn’t indicate or promise, and which the other kind couldn’t detect.

People who always feel jolly, no matter where they are or what happens to them—who have the organ of hope preposterously developed—who are endowed with an uncongealable sanguine temperament—who never feel concerned about the price of corn—and who cannot, by any possibility, discover any but the bright side of a picture—are very apt to go to extremes, and exaggerate with 40-horse microscopic power.

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Spiritual wants and instincts are as various in the human family as are physical appetites, complexions, and features, and a man is only at his best, morally, when he is equipped with the religious garment whose color and shape and size most nicely accommodate themselves to the spiritual complexion, angularities, and stature of the individual who wears it.

Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.

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