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

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. view quote

If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later. view quote

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. view quote

Better a broken promise than none at all. view quote

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't. view quote

I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: 'Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.' view quote

Few of us can stand prosperity. Another man's, I mean. view quote

In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. view quote

I never let schooling interfere with my education. view quote

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. view quote

Prosperity is the best protector of principle. view quote

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. view quote

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