Mark Twain Quotes

The author of Huckleberry Finn had a lot of memorable things to say. To relive some of his best sayings, read these famous Mark Twain quotes and delight in his talent with words.

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Mark Twain Quotes About Life

  • Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
  • All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
  • Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
  • The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
  • Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
  • The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
  • The lack of money is the root of all evil.
  • If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.
  • Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
  • Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

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Fun Mark Twain Quotes

  • Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
  • It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
  • Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
  • Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
  • 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.
  • Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
  • Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
  • You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
  • Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
  • A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.

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