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36 Quotes from MARK TWAIN that are Worth Listening To! | Life-Changing Quotes

Mark Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Twain was lauded as the “greatest humorist the United States has produced,” and William Faulkner called him “the father of American literature”. a Mark Twain’s novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Quotes from MARK TWAIN

“MARK TWAIN The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

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

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“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”

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“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”

“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.”

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

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“The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.”

“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.”

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.”

“Do something every day that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.”

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.”

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.”

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”

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“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

“The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.”

“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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