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Quotes By Mark Twain


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Mark Twain:

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Book, Literature.

A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the money won at Faro or in the stock market snuggles into our hearts in the same way.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Gambling, Money.

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
~ Mark Twain Quotes, What Is Man? - Category: Integrity.

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Experience.

Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Dental.

After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Compatibility.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Age.

All right, then, I'll go to hell.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Hell.

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Emotions.

As to the adjective, when in doubt, strike it out.
~ Mark Twain Quotes, Pudd'nhead Wilson, 1894 - Category: Writing.

Baccarat is a game whereby the croupier gathers in money with a flexible sculling oar, then rakes it home. If I could have borrowed his oar I would have stayed.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Gambling.

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Health.

Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Clothes.

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Clothes.

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Fear.

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Life.

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Worry.

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Education, Learning.

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Education.

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
~ Mark Twain Quotes, Notebooks - Category: Children, Sex.

Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Media.

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Heaven, Hell.

God: The most popular scapegoat for our sins.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: God.

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Habits.

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
~ Mark Twain Quotes - Category: Worry.

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