"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read."
"A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds."
"A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away.
He must have time to modify his shape."
"Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't
"All generalizations are false, including this one."
"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure."
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is
stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary."
"Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today."
"As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself,
it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain
from smoking when awake."
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't."
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that
has crushed it."
"George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments
of youth. He could not even lie."
"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please."
"Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because
I've done it thousands of times."
"God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board."
"Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves
and how little we think of the other."
"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world
and moral courage so rare."
"It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb
because it is dumb to his dull perceptions."
"It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of
opinion that makes horse races."
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to
"The wit knows that his place is at the tail of a procession."
"There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things,
and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less
"There are lies, damned lies and statistics."
"There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest
"There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and
finish the farce."
"There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable."
"There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist."
"Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves
or by others."
"Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does
"To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and
"To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than
"To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence."
Written by Famous Author : Mark Twain
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