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"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head." Mark Twain
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Adversity    Brain    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money." Mark Twain
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"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." Mark Twain
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"There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting." Mark Twain
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"Words in haste do friendships waste." Mark Twain
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"Adam was the luckiest man; he had no mother-in-law." Mark Twain
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"All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it" Mark Twain
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"Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do." Mark Twain
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"A man's private thought can never be a lie; what he thinks, is to him the truth, always" Mark Twain
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"Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write "very"; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be" Mark Twain
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"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Mark Twain
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"All say, how hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live" Mark Twain
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Baldness    Insensitivity   

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"Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid." Mark Twain
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"Adam and Eve had many advantages but the principal one was, that they escaped teething" Mark Twain
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"Laughter without a tinge of philosophy is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom." Mark Twain
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"The political and commercial morals of the United States are not merely food for laughter, they are an entire banquet" Mark Twain
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"Troubles are only mental; it is the mind that manufactures them, and the mind can gorge them, banish them, abolish them" Mark Twain
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"When a man arrives at great prosperity God did it: when he falls into disaster he did it himself" Mark Twain
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"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one." Mark Twain
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Contentment    Motivational   

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"The calamity that comes is never the one we had prepared ourselves for" Mark Twain
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"Yes, you are right - I am a moralist in disguise; it gets me into heaps of trouble when I go thrashing around in political questions" Mark Twain
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