Mark Twain

Country United States
Born Monday, 30 November 1835
Quotes 155
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910),[1] better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."
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Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Friendship Quotes
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts. Uncategorized
I asked tom if countries always apologize when they had done wrong, and he says, 'Yes, the little one does.' Uncategorized
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. Uncategorized
How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it. Uncategorized
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race. Uncategorized
A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. Uncategorized
Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else. Uncategorized
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. Uncategorized
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect. Uncategorized
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before. Uncategorized
Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. Uncategorized
Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
The report of my death was an exaggeration. Uncategorized
Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. Uncategorized
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people. Uncategorized
We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess. Uncategorized