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  Quotes of Mark Twain [60]


  1. It takes an enemy and a friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart. The one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
  2. Between us, we cover all knowledge; he knows all that can be known and I know the rest.
  3. The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
  4. If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
  5. 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.
  6. I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know.
  7. I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it.
  8. Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
  9. Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
  10. Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
  11. Eternal rest sounds comforting in the pulpit; well, you try it once, and see how heavy time will hang on your hands.
  12. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
  13. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
  14. Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
  15. A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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