Mark Twain Quotes

** I didn’t set out to collect Mark Twain quotations. Not at all. It just kind of happened. I particularly like the bottom one here. Isn’t it brilliant??

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.” – Mark Twain

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

“Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs, one step at a time.” ~ Mark Twain

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” – Mark Twain

“When in doubt, speak the truth.” – Mark Twain

“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.”

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” – Mark Twain

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