Mark Twain 351 Mark Twain Quotes American Author born on November 30, 1835, died on April 21, 1910

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. view quote

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. view quote

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

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. view quote

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation. view quote

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. view quote

Let us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. view quote

The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all. view quote

There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. view quote

Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. view quote

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. view quote

Man was made at the end of the week's work, when God was tired. view quote

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