Mark Twain Quotes

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"There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable." Mark Twain
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American Author    Desire    Passion   

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"We never become really and genuinely our entire and honest selves until we are dead / and not then until we have been dead years and years. People ought to start dead and then they would be honest so much earlier." Mark Twain
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Doubtful    Simplicity   

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"India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!" Mark Twain
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"I've come loaded with statistics, for I've noticed that a man can't prove anything without statistics" Mark Twain
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Man    Sad   

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"Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great." Mark Twain
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Achievement    Hurt   

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"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." Mark Twain
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College   

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"A successful book is not made of what is in it, but what is left out of it" Mark Twain
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Books And Reading   

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"Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it." Mark Twain
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American Author    Country   

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"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything." Mark Twain
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Honesty   

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"Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late." Mark Twain
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American Author    Delay   

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"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes" Mark Twain
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"When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama" Mark Twain
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Home   

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"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's" Mark Twain
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Journey   

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"A conspiracy is nothing but a secret agreement of a number of men for the pursuance of policies which they dare not admit in public" Mark Twain
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Agreement   

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"What is human life? The first third a good time; the rest remembering about it" Mark Twain
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Enjoyment   

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"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." Mark Twain
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American Author    Ethics   

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"Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform." Mark Twain
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"We can't reach old age by another man's road. My habits protect my life but they would assassinate you." Mark Twain
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"There is no salvation for us but to adopt Civilization and lift ourselves down to its level" Mark Twain
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"The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become" Mark Twain
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Creation    Creativity   

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"The cat, having sat upon a hot stove lid, will not sit upon a hot stove lid again. But he won't sit upon a cold stove lid, either." Mark Twain
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Desire    Experience   


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