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

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul. view quote

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. view quote

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. view quote

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. view quote

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. view quote

Optimist: day dreamer more elegantly spelled. view quote

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. view quote

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. view quote

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. view quote

It put our energies to sleep and made visionaries of us - dreamers and indolent... It is good to begin life poor; it is good to begin life rich - these are wholesome; but to begin it prospectively rich! The man who has not experienced it cannot imagine the curse of it. view quote

Don't let schooling interfere with your education. view quote

I have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any. view quote

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