Mark Twain

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.

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Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.

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When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.

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Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

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Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.

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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

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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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I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping.

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

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Quotes by Mark Twain

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

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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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