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    The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men  book  read 
     
    The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: laughter  human  race 
     
    The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
    — Mark Twain
    The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
    — Mark Twain
    The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.
    — Mark Twain
    The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men  right  wrong  facts  morals 
     
    The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: right 
     
    The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: winter  summer 
     
    Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.
    — Mark Twain
    Somewhere between the Angels and the French lies the rest of humanity.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: humanity  lies  angel 
     
    Some people get an eduction without going to college the rest get it after they get out.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: people  college 
     
    Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men  power  hero  god  worship  money 
     
    Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: education 
     
    So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: nature  men  india 
     
    Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men  believe  wishes 
     
    Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
    — Mark Twain
    Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: children  child 
     
    Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: opinion 
     
    One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: live  lies  cat 
     
    On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all -- the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: death  peace  poor  immortal 
     
    Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: truth 
     
    Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
    — Mark Twain
    Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men  world  care  sexual 
     
    Never tell the truth to those unworthy of it....
    — Mark Twain
    tags: truth 
     
    Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: people 
     
    Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: right 
     
    Man will do many things to get himself loved he will do all things to get himself envied.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: men 
     
    lying to them is bad! i am a real person!
    — Mark Twain
    tags: real  lying 
     
    Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: human  soul  loyalty  opinion 
     
    Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: live  die 
     
    Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
    — Mark Twain
    Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: live  die 
     
    Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: law 
     
    Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: language  human 
     
    Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: kindness  language 
     
    Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: alone  book  library 
     
    It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: die 
     
    It were not best that we should all think alike it is the difference of opinion that makes horse races. - from Pudd'nhead Wilson
    — Mark Twain
    tags: opinion  race 
     
    It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: america 
     
    It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
    — Mark Twain
    tags: human  body  race 
     
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