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  Quotes of Mark Twain [60]


  1. 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.
  2. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
  3. There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it and when he can.
  4. It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
  5. Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
  6. Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
  7. Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
  8. It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
  9. Grief can take care of itself: but to get the full value of joy, you must have somebody to share it with.
  10. Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
  11. I never let my schooling interfere with my education.
  12. Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
  13. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence and then success is sure.
  14. You can't depend on your judgement when your imagination is out of focus.
  15. Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.
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