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The Best Life Quotes-20 Favourite Mark Twain Quotations

Updated on July 14, 2012

Mark Twain

Any collector of quotes in many subjects soon begin to realise the wisdom of Mark Twain's quotes and realise the great man deserves a page all to himself.The steamboat pilot became famousand established himself as a writer, after he wrote The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

These are my favourite Mark Twain quotes.

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20 Favourite Mark Twain Quotes

The right word may be affective , but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

It is better to deserve honours and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.

Man is the only animal that blushes ,or needs to.

I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.

It ain't the parts of the bible that I can't understand that bother me,It's the parts I do understand.

There are three kind of lies; lies, damned lies and statistics.

There aren't no ways to find out why a snorer can't hear himself snore.

 I've done it a hundred times!  Referring to giving up smoking.

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

What a good thing Adam had - when he said a good thing, he knew nobody had said it before.

Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.

Always do right.That will gratify some of the people and astonish the rest.

To believe your self to be brave is to be brave; it is the only essential thing.

Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction.Fiction, after all has to make sense.

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up..

I wish to become rich, so that I can instruct the people and glorify honest poverty a little, like those kind-hearted, fat, benevolent people do.

To be good is noble,but to each other how to be good is nobler-and less trouble.

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Let me know if you have your own favourite Mark Twain  quotes.


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