Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, popularly known by his pen name Mark Twain was an American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer. He is most remembered for his two novels The Adventure of Tom Swayers and it’s sequel The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn. Here I have collected some of the most popular Mark Twain Quotes, hope you like them and share with others.

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Mark Twain

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Mark Twain

All generalizations are false, including this one.
Mark Twain

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.
Mark Twain

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Mark Twain

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Mark Twain

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Mark Twain

Don’t say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.
Mark Twain

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
Mark Twain

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Mark Twain

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Mark Twain

Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Mark Twain

He is now rising from affluence to poverty.
Mark Twain

Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
Mark Twain

I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time.
Mark Twain

I make it a rule never to smoke while I’m sleeping.
Mark Twain

I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.
Mark Twain

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

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain

It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
Mark Twain

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain

Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
Mark Twain

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
Mark Twain

Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.
Mark Twain

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

No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
Mark Twain

One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
Mark Twain

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

Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
Mark Twain

Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah… didn’t miss the boat.
Mark Twain

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
Mark Twain

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Mark Twain

There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Mark Twain

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
Mark Twain

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
Mark Twain

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.
Mark Twain

We are all alike, on the inside.
Mark Twain

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
Mark Twain

When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
Mark Twain

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

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
Mark Twain

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
Mark Twain

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain

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