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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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Uncategorized
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain Uncategorized
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane. Uncategorized
Between us, we cover all knowledge; he knows all that can be known and I know the rest. Uncategorized
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered--either by themselves or by others. Uncategorized
The best of us would rather be popular than right Uncategorized
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it Uncategorized
Golf is a good walk spoiled. Uncategorized
Average American's simplest and commonest form of breakfast consists of coffee and beefsteak. Uncategorized
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction. Uncategorized
A man can seldom--very, very, seldom--fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy. Uncategorized
A soiled baby, with a neglected nose, cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty. Uncategorized
Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough. Uncategorized
Always obey your parents, when they are present. Uncategorized
I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed. Uncategorized
Intellectual "work" is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward Uncategorized
He had not failed to observe how harmoniously gigantic language and a microscopic topic go together. Read more at Uncategorized
A Time.. Uncategorized
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ― Mark Twain Uncategorized
“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain Uncategorized