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  Quotes of Mark Twain [60]

  1. If it is a Miracle, any sort of evidence will answer, but if it is a Fact, proof is necessary.
  2. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
  3. If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
  4. Be virtuous and you will be eccentric.
  5. Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
  6. Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
  7. Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
  8. I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.
  9. Man is the only animal that blushes or needs to.
  10. The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
  11. Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.
  12. Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.
  13. Always do right- this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
  14. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
  15. Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.
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