Mark Twain
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When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.

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A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

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The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.

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A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs.

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

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

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

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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

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

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

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There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.

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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

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All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

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Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.

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

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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.

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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

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I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know.

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