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50 Mark Twain Quotes That Will Change Your Life


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1 – Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. Mark Twain

2 – The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain

3 – Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. Mark Twain

4 – A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory. Mark Twain

5 – The secret to getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

6 – To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain

7- Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain

8 – Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe. Mark Twain

9 – Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain

10 – When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. Mark Twain


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11 – If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. Mark Twain

12 – I’ve lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. Mark Twain

13 – Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Mark Twain

14 – Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Mark Twain

15 – It’s better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt. Mark Twain

16 – 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

17- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

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

19 – 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. Mark Twain

20 – If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first. Mark Twain


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21 – If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man. Mark Twain

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

23 – 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. Mark Twain

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

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

26 – I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain 

27- 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

28 – Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else. Mark Twain

29 – Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. Mark Twain

30 – Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well. Mark Twain


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31 – Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Mark Twain

32 – Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. Mark Twain

33 – It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

34 – Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain

35 – 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

36 – Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it. Mark Twain

37- Reality can be beaten with enough imagination. Mark Twain

38 – If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed. Mark Twain

39 – A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Mark Twain

40 – All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, then success is sure. Mark Twain


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

42 – The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one. Mark Twain

43 – Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain

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

45 – It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. Mark Twain

46 – Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. Mark Twain

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

48 – Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. Mark Twain

49 – Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Mark Twain

50 – Don’t wake up a woman in love. Let her dream, so that she does not weep when she returns to her bitter reality. Mark Twain



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Frances Vidakovic 






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