Quotes by Mark Twain

Quotes by Mark Twain
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Quote by Mark Twain

In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.

Spring, Weather
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The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Motivation
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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

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

Mother
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Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

Germans
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Book Quote by Mark Twain from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

'You can go home now,' Tom told us.
'We'll meet next week. Then we can rob somebody and kill some people.'

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An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.

Politics, Honesty
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Book Quote by Mark Twain from A Tramp Abroad

The Germans are exceedingly fond of Rhine wines; they are put up in tall, slender bottles, and are considered a pleasant beverage. One tells them from vinegar by the label.

Germans, Wine
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Book Quote by Mark Twain from A Tramp Abroad

That's the difference between governments and individuals. Governments don't care, individuals do.

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Book Quote by Mark Twain from A Tramp Abroad

I went often to look at the collection of curiosities in Heidelberg Castle, and one day I surprised the keeper of it with my German. I spoke entirely in that language. He was greatly interested; and after I had talked a while he said my German was very rare, possibly a 'unique'; and wanted to add it to his museum.

Germans, Heidelberg
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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

Birth
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Book Quote by Mark Twain from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Maybe not, maybe not. Cheer up, Becky, and let's go on trying.

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Book Quote by Mark Twain from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Who knows, he may grow up to be President someday, unless they hang him first.

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Book Quote by Mark Twain from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Ah, if he could only die temporarily!

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Book Quote by Mark Twain from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.

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Book Quote by Mark Twain from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory.

Truth
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Book Quote by Mark Twain from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

I do not wish any reward but to know I have done the right thing.

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Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.

Alcohol
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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

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Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

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Cencorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't cheew it

Censorship
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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.

Ambition
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When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Heart, Love
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It is my belief that Peter Pan is a great and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age; and the next best play is a long way behind.

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The secret source of Humor itself is not joy but sorrow.

Grief, Humor
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