Mark Twain

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.

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The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

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

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After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.

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The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.

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I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.

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Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.

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How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.

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It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.

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A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

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Quotes by Mark Twain

Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.

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Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

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The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

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An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.

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What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.

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Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

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Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

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The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.

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The report of my death was an exaggeration.

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