Published on July 1st, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie2
Mark Twain Quotes: The Author Of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain Quotes
Here is an interesting selection of Mark Twain quotes.
‘I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.’
‘Very little is needed to make a happy life, it is all within yourself, within your thinking.’
‘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.’
‘Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.’
‘Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.’
‘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.’
‘I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.’
‘I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.’
‘Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.’
‘The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.’
‘It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.’
‘All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.’
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