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Mark Twain
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When the doctrine of allegiance to party can utterly up-end a man's moral constitution and make a temporary fool of him besides, what excuse are you going to offer for preaching it, teaching it, extending it, perpetuating it? Shall you say, the best good of the country demands allegiance to party? Shall you also say it demands that a man kick his truth and his conscience into the gutter, and become a mouthing lunatic, besides? Mark Twain
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I've come loaded with statistics, for I've noticed that a man can't prove anything without statistics. No man can. Mark Twain
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It's so damned humiliating. Mark Twain
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Just because you're taught that something's right and everyone believes it's right, it don't make it right. Mark Twain
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The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog. Mark Twain
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Let us draw the curtain of charity over the rest of this scene Mark Twain
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Behind every successful man, there is a woman - And behind every unsuccessful man, there are two. Mark Twain
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A good lawyer knows the law; a clever one takes the judge to lunch. Mark Twain
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The secret of getting ahead is getting started Mark Twain
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I admire him, I frankly confess it; and when his time is come I shall buy a piece of the rope for a keepsake. Mark Twain
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Supposing is good, but finding out is better. Mark Twain
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When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat. Mark Twain
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We adore titles and heredities in our hearts and ridicule them with our mouths. This is our democratic privilege. Mark Twain
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All gods are better than their reputation. Mark Twain
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More than once I have been humiliated by my resemblance to God the father; He is always longing for the love of His children and trying to get it on the cheapest and laziest terms He can invent. Mark Twain
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Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else. Mark Twain
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We catched fish, and talked, and we took a swim now and then to keep off sleepiness. It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big still river, laying on our backs looking up at the stars, and we didn't ever feel like talking loud, and it warn't often that we laughed, only a kind of low chuckle. We had mighty good weather, as a general thing, and nothing ever happened to us at all, that night, nor the next, nor the next. Mark Twain
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The writing begins when you've finished. Only then do you know what you're trying to say. Mark Twain
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I have been reading the morning paper. I do it every morning-knowing well that I shall find in it the usual depravities and basenesses and hypocrisies and cruelties that make up civilization, and cause me to put in the rest of the day pleading for the damnation of the human race. I cannot seem to get my prayers answered, yet I do not despair. Mark Twain
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There is no salvation for us but to adopt Civilization and lift ourselves down to its level. Mark Twain
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The peoples furthest from civilization are the ones where equality between man and woman are furthest apart-and we consider this one of the signs of savagery. Mark Twain
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Strip the human race, absolutely naked, and it would be a real democracy. But the introduction of even a rag of tiger skin, or a cowtail, could make a badge of distinction and be the beginning of a monarchy. Mark Twain
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The secret of making progress is to get started. Mark Twain
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Experience is an author's most valuable asset; experience is the thing that puts the muscle and the breath and the warm blood into the book he writes. Mark Twain
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Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart; and if the heart was young, the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face and a spring in every step. The locust-trees were in bloom, and the fragrance of the blossoms filled the air. Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above, it was green with vegetation, and it lay just far enough away to seem a Delectable Land, dreamy, reposeful, and inviting. Mark Twain
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His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once. Mark Twain
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One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke. Mark Twain
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There is nothing training can't cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. Mark Twain
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But the elastic heart of youth cannot be compressed into one constrained shape long at a time. Mark Twain
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Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Mark Twain
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It is better to be alone than unwelcome. - Eve Mark Twain
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I am only human, although I regret it. Mark Twain
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I have seen slower people than I am and more deliberate... and even quieter, and more listless, and lazier people than I am. But they were dead. Mark Twain
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life. Mark Twain
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A great, great deal has been said about the weather, but very little has ever been done. Mark Twain
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The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right. Mark Twain
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Everybody lies...every day, every hour, awake, asleep, in his dreams, in his joy, in his mourning. If he keeps his tongue still his hands, his feet, his eyes, his attitude will convey deception. Mark Twain
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I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened. Mark Twain
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The two Testaments are interesting, each in its own way. The Old one gives us a picture of these people's Deity as he was before he got religion, the other one gives us a picture of him as he appeared afterward. Mark Twain
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Custom is custom: it is built of brass, boiler-iron, granite; facts, reasonings, arguments have no more effect upon it than the idle winds have upon Gibraltar. Mark Twain
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When an honest writer discovers an imposition it is his simple duty to strip it bare and hurl it down from its place of honor, no matter who suffers by it; any other course would render him unworthy of the public confidence. Mark Twain
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You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Mark Twain
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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. Mark Twain
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Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Mark Twain
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Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. Mark Twain
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Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. Mark Twain
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Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. Mark Twain
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
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The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter - 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning. Mark Twain
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Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one. Mark Twain
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When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself. Mark Twain
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My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water. Mark Twain
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I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. Mark Twain
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Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. Mark Twain
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A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar. Mark Twain
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What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce. Mark Twain
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There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. Mark Twain
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To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. Mark Twain
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It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so. Mark Twain
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I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know. Mark Twain
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The educated Southerner has no use for an 'r', except at the beginning of a word. Mark Twain
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The Germans have an inhuman way of cutting up their verbs. Now a verb has a hard time enough of it in this world when it's all together. It's downright inhuman to split it up. But that's just what those Germans do. They take part of a verb and put it down here, like a stake, and they take the other part of it and put it away over yonder like another stake, and between these two limits they just shovel in German. from "Disappearance of Literature Mark Twain
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The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's. Mark Twain
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Learning softeneth the heart and breedeth gentleness and charity. Mark Twain
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Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates. Mark Twain
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There is nothing in the world like persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus. Mark Twain
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Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else. Mark Twain
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Bridgeport?" Said I. "Camelot," Said he. Mark Twain
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There are those who imagine that the unlucky accidents of life?life's "experiences"?are in some way useful to us. I wish I could find out how. I never know one of them to happen twice. They always change off and swap around and catch you on your inexperienced side. Mark Twain
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Unexpected money is a delight. The same sum is a bitterness when you expected more. Mark Twain
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