MARK TWAIN (HIS BEST QUOTES)

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MARK TWAIN

 

US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit. (AKA Samuel Langhorne Clemens)

 

(1835 - 1910)

 

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young."

"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."

"An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before.  An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before"

"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain."

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."

"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 a man."

"In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language."

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."

"I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."

"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow."

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."

"Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain."

"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval."

"Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable."

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