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Mark Twain quotes (20)

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
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A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
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A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
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A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
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A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.
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A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
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A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
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Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
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Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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All generalizations are false, including this one.
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All right, then, I'll go to hell.
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All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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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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Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.
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As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
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Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
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