Authors - Mark Twain

Brief Biography

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910), 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." - Wikipedia

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Quote 127by Anonymous on 14/12/2010

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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    Quote 140by Anonymous on 16/12/2010

    I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
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      Quote 141by Anonymous on 16/12/2010

      Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
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        Quote 333by Anonymous on 27/12/2010

        I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
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          Quote 394by Anonymous on 01/01/2011

          Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
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            Quote 481by Anonymous on 04/01/2011

            Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.
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              Quote 489by Anonymous on 04/01/2011

              With ignorance and arrogance, success is assured.
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                Quote 502by Anonymous on 05/01/2011

                I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
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                  Quote 519by Anonymous on 05/01/2011

                  Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
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                    Quote 537by Anonymous on 05/01/2011

                    There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
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                      Quote 588by Anonymous on 06/01/2011

                      Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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                        Quote 610by Anonymous on 06/01/2011

                        Suppose you were an idiot...and suppose you were a member of Congress...but I repeat myself.
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                          Quote 671by Anonymous on 06/01/2011

                          Etiquette requires us to admire the human race.
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                            Quote 684by Anonymous on 06/01/2011

                            A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
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                              Quote 734by Anonymous on 07/01/2011

                              Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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                                Quote 776by Anonymous on 07/01/2011

                                I do not like work even when someone else does it.
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                                  Quote 891by Anonymous on 08/01/2011

                                  It ain't the parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
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                                    Quote 949by Anonymous on 08/01/2011

                                    Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.
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                                      Quote 958by Anonymous on 08/01/2011

                                      Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
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                                        Quote 1026by Anonymous on 09/01/2011

                                        Sacred cows make the best hamburger.
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                                          Quote 1126by Anonymous on 10/01/2011

                                          Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
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                                            Quote 1193by Anonymous on 11/01/2011

                                            I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
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                                              Quote 1196by Anonymous on 11/01/2011

                                              Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
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                                                Quote 1226by Anonymous on 11/01/2011

                                                Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
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                                                  Quote 1316by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

                                                  Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
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                                                    Quote 1331by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

                                                    Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
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                                                      Quote 1353by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

                                                      The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.
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                                                        Quote 1389by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

                                                        The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can be learned in no other way.
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                                                          Quote 1406by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

                                                          Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
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                                                            Quote 1423by Anonymous on 13/01/2011

                                                            Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
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                                                              Quote 1441by Anonymous on 13/01/2011

                                                              Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.
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                                                                Quote 1447by Anonymous on 13/01/2011

                                                                Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
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                                                                  Quote 1467by Anonymous on 13/01/2011

                                                                  It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
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                                                                    Quote 1475by Anonymous on 13/01/2011

                                                                    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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                                                                      Quote 1553by Anonymous on 14/01/2011

                                                                      I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -- you see, I have friends in both places.
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                                                                        Quote 1614by Anonymous on 14/01/2011

                                                                        Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
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                                                                          Quote 1737by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                                                                          Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
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                                                                            Quote 1784by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                                                                            It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
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                                                                              Quote 1791by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                                                                              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.
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                                                                                Quote 1819by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                                                                                Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
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                                                                                  Quote 1828by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                                                                                  Life should begin with age and its privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and its capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages.
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                                                                                    Quote 1877by Anonymous on 18/01/2011

                                                                                    Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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                                                                                      Quote 1904by Anonymous on 18/01/2011

                                                                                      The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
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                                                                                        Quote 2036by Anonymous on 21/01/2011

                                                                                        Of all the animals, man is the only one that lies.
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                                                                                          Quote 2048by Anonymous on 21/01/2011

                                                                                          The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.
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                                                                                            Quote 2076by Anonymous on 22/01/2011

                                                                                            Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
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                                                                                              Quote 2081by Anonymous on 22/01/2011

                                                                                              There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry.
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                                                                                                Quote 2100by Anonymous on 22/01/2011

                                                                                                Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
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                                                                                                  Quote 2177by Anonymous on 24/01/2011

                                                                                                  One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
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                                                                                                    Quote 2218by Anonymous on 24/01/2011

                                                                                                    Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth.
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                                                                                                      Quote 2220by Anonymous on 24/01/2011

                                                                                                      Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
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                                                                                                        Quote 2239by Anonymous on 25/01/2011

                                                                                                        To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times.
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                                                                                                          Quote 2272by Anonymous on 26/01/2011

                                                                                                          The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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                                                                                                            Quote 2293by Anonymous on 27/01/2011

                                                                                                            I once sent a dozen of my friends a telegram saying 'flee at once - all is discovered.' They all left town immediately.
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                                                                                                              Quote 2305by Anonymous on 27/01/2011

                                                                                                              Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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                                                                                                                Quote 2354by Anonymous on 28/01/2011

                                                                                                                The problem is not that we have too many fools, it's that the lightning isn't distributed right.
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                                                                                                                  Quote 2357by Anonymous on 28/01/2011

                                                                                                                  It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
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                                                                                                                    Quote 2409by Anonymous on 28/01/2011

                                                                                                                    Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty - the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself.
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                                                                                                                      Quote 2436by Anonymous on 29/01/2011

                                                                                                                      There are laws to protect the freedom of the press's speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.
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                                                                                                                        Quote 2451by Anonymous on 30/01/2011

                                                                                                                        When angry count to four; when very angry, swear.
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                                                                                                                          Quote 2453by Anonymous on 30/01/2011

                                                                                                                          It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
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                                                                                                                            Quote 2488by Anonymous on 31/01/2011

                                                                                                                            Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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                                                                                                                              Quote 2491by Anonymous on 31/01/2011

                                                                                                                              If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
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                                                                                                                                Quote 2520by Anonymous on 31/01/2011

                                                                                                                                Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
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                                                                                                                                  Quote 2560by Anonymous on 01/02/2011

                                                                                                                                  I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
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                                                                                                                                    Quote 2612by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                    What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce.
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                                                                                                                                      Quote 2644by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                      A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
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                                                                                                                                        Quote 2648by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                        George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
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                                                                                                                                          Quote 2669by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                          Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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                                                                                                                                            Quote 2717by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                            What ought to be done to the man who invented the celebrating of anniversaries? Mere killing would be too light.
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                                                                                                                                              Quote 2864by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                              Your faith is what you believe, not what you know.
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                                                                                                                                                Quote 2942by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
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                                                                                                                                                  Quote 2993by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                  When the human race has once acquired a supersitition nothing short of death is ever likely to remove it.
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                                                                                                                                                    Quote 3001by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                    A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother.
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                                                                                                                                                      Quote 3025by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                      Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it.
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                                                                                                                                                        Quote 3026by Anonymous on 02/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                        Adam was the only man who, when he said a good thing, knew that nobody had said it before him.
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                                                                                                                                                          Quote 3080by Anonymous on 03/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                          Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may.
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                                                                                                                                                            Quote 3099by Anonymous on 03/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                            It is noble to be good; it is still nobler to teach others to be good - and less trouble.
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                                                                                                                                                              Quote 3151by Anonymous on 03/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                              We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.
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                                                                                                                                                                Quote 3154by Anonymous on 04/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 3243by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                  When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
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                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 3267by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                    Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can't sleep anyhow.
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                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 3268by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                      The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.
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                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 3283by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                        The reason why truth is so much stranger than fiction is that there is no requirement for it to be consistent.
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                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 3287by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                          When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
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                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 3351by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                            It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
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                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 3403by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                              The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
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                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 3413by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 3444by Anonymous on 06/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                  History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 3583by Anonymous on 07/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                    Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 3616by Anonymous on 08/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                      It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
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                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 3633by Anonymous on 08/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                        Most writers regard truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 3649by Anonymous on 08/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                          Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 3733by Anonymous on 09/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                            If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
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                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 3736by Anonymous on 09/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                              You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 3850by Anonymous on 11/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                It is by the goodness of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 3878by Anonymous on 11/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                  The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 3919by Anonymous on 11/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 3946by Anonymous on 11/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 4057by Anonymous on 13/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 4076by Anonymous on 13/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 4133by Anonymous on 15/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 4155by Anonymous on 15/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                              I can live for two months on a good compliment.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 4174by Anonymous on 15/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 4187by Anonymous on 16/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 4259by Anonymous on 18/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 4335by Anonymous on 20/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 4349by Anonymous on 20/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 4460by Anonymous on 21/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Golf is a good walk spoiled.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 4497by Anonymous on 22/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 4603by Anonymous on 25/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              India has 2,000,000 gods, and worships them all. In religion, other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 4605by Anonymous on 25/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 4668by Anonymous on 25/02/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 4806by Anonymous on 01/03/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 4843by Anonymous on 01/03/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 4951by Anonymous on 04/05/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 5373by Anonymous on 23/06/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          [Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 5511by Anonymous on 09/07/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of all the creatures that were made, man is the most detestable. Of the entire brood he is the only one--the solitary one--that possesses malice. That is the basest of all instincts, passions, vices--the most hateful. He is the only creature that has pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. Also--in all the list he is the only creature that has a nasty mind.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 6018by Anonymous on 12/09/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 6027by Anonymous on 12/09/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 6043by Anonymous on 12/09/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 6157by Anonymous on 14/09/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 6200by Anonymous on 16/09/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 7056by Anonymous on 18/10/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 7330by Anonymous on 03/11/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 7592by Anonymous on 28/12/2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 7769by Anonymous on 08/02/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 8060by Anonymous on 15/04/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 8239by Anonymous on 30/04/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 8485by Anonymous on 14/05/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 9271by Anonymous on 06/07/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 9336by Anonymous on 11/07/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 9364by Anonymous on 18/07/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 9478by Anonymous on 01/08/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 9481by Anonymous on 01/08/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 9759by Anonymous on 20/08/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 9832by Anonymous on 25/08/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 9847by Anonymous on 26/08/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 10428by Anonymous on 03/10/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 10790by Anonymous on 29/10/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The lack of money is the root of all evil.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quote 11108by Anonymous on 25/11/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quote 11112by Anonymous on 25/11/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quote 11183by Anonymous on 29/11/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quote 11314by Anonymous on 12/12/2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quote 11805by Anonymous on 23/01/2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quote 12172by Anonymous on 13/03/2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quote 12698by Anonymous on 12/05/2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quote 14053by Anonymous on 16/10/2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
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