Quotes - Mark Twain
"A classic is something that everyone wants to have read, but nobody wants to read."
"Truth is stranger than fiction because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn't."
"Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurst, and live like it's heaven on earth."
"Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense."
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
"Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it."
"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will no bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
"Such is the human race. Often it does seem such a pity that Noah...didn't miss the boat."
"Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to."
"When angry, count four; when very angry, swear."
"It is not the facts that are of chief importance, but the light thrown upon them, the meaning in which they are dressed, the conclusions which are drawn from them, and the judgements delivered upon them."
"Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect."
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
"It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it."
"I can live for two months on a good compliment."
"Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer."
"Get the facts first. You can distort them later."
"You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
"There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice."