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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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. Uncategorized
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction. Uncategorized
Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours. Uncategorized
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. Uncategorized
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. Uncategorized
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession. Uncategorized
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. Uncategorized
The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Uncategorized
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. Uncategorized
The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. Uncategorized
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. Uncategorized
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. Uncategorized
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. Uncategorized
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. Uncategorized
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. Uncategorized
Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat. Uncategorized
New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin. Uncategorized
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. Uncategorized
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Uncategorized
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand. Uncategorized