Mark Twain

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every one is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All say, how hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A thing long expected takes the form of the unexpected when at last it comes.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Civilizations proceed from the heart rather than from the head.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A healthy and wholesome cheerfulness is not necessarily impossible to any occupation.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If to be interesting is to be uncommonplace, it is becoming a question, with me, if there are any commonplace people.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me --I always feel that they have not said enough.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession, but carrying a banner.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am a democrat only on principle, not by instinct -- nobody is that. Doubtless some people say they are, but this world is grievously given to lying.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Noise proves nothing, Often a hen who has laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Accident is the name of the greatest of all inventors.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People are much more willing to lend you books than bookcases.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.More Mark Twain [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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