44 Best Inspiring Mark Twain Quotes About Life.

 

Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (born November 30, 1835, Florida, Missouri, U.S. died April 21, 1910, Redding, Connecticut), American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives, especially The Innocents Abroad (1869), Roughing It (1872), and Life on the Mississippi (1883), and for his adventure stories of boyhood, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). A gifted raconteur, distinctive humorist, and irascible moralist, he transcended the apparent limitations of his origins to become a popular public figure and one of America’s best and most beloved writers.

1) “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

2) “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well.”

3) “A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.” – Mark Twain

4) “The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.” –

5) “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” – Mark Twain

6) “Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” –

7) “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”

8) “ust when I thought I was learning how to live, ’twas then I realized I was learning how to die.” – Mark Twain

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

10) “A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants is back the minute it begins to rains.” – Mark Twain

Mark Twain quotes
Mark Twain quotes

11) “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.”

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

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

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

15) “Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”

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

17) “The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.”

18) “Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.” – Mark Twain

19) “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”

20) “Why waste your money looking up your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponent will do it for you.” – Mark Twain

Mark Twain quotes
Mark Twain quotes

21) “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”

22) “I was born lazy. I am no lazier now than I was forty years ago, but that is because I reached the limit forty years ago. You can’t go beyond possibility.” – Mark Twain

23) “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”

24) “Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.” – Mark Twain

25) “I do not fear death, I had been dead for billions and billions of years before i was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”

26) “Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”

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

28) “The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”Great Mark Twain Quote with pics.” – Mark Twain

29) “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”

30) “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

– Mark Twain

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

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

32) “When all else fails, write what your heart tells you. You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

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

34) “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” – Mark Twain

35) “It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”

36) “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t.” – Mark Twain

37) “But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?”

38) “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” – Mark Twain

39) “Don’t wake up a woman in love. Let her dream, so that she does not weep when she returns to her bitter reality.”

40) “The only very marked difference between the average civilized man and the average savage is that the one is gilded and the other is painted.”

41) “Laughter without a tinge of philosophy is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom.”

42) “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” – Mark Twain

43) “Now and then we had the hope that if we lived and were good. God would permit us to be pirates.”

44) “The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” – Mark Twain

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