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Mark Twain
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I hate to hear people say this Judge will vote so and so, because he is a Democrat - and this one so and so because he is a Republican. It is shameful. The Judges have the Constitution for their guidance; they have no right to any politics save the politics of rigid right and justice when they are sitting in judgment upon the great matters that come before them. Mark Twain
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Yes, always avoid violence. In this age of charity and kindliness, the time has gone by for such things. Leave dynamite to the low and unrefined. Mark Twain
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When you catch an adjective, kill it. No, I don't mean utterly, but kill most of them-then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are far apart. Mark Twain
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If it is a Miracle, any sort of evidence will answer, but if it is a Fact, proof is necessary Mark Twain
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I do not wish any reward but to know I have done the right thing. Mark Twain
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the more I know about people, the better I like my dogs. Mark Twain
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The difference between fiction and nonfiction is that fiction must be absolutely believable. Mark Twain
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There is no such thing as an ordinary life. Mark Twain
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Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can't sleep anyhow. Mark Twain
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As to the adjective: when in doubt, strike it out. Mark Twain
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To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself...Anybody can have ideas-the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph. Mark Twain
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I couldn't bear to think about it; and yet, somehow, I couldn't think about nothing else. Mark Twain
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The only difference between reality and fiction is that fiction needs to be credible. Mark Twain
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No one can tell me what is a good cigar - for me. I am the only judge. People who claim to know say that I smoke the worst cigars in the world. They bring their own cigars when they come to my house. Mark Twain
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For we were little Christian children and early learned the value of forbidden fruit. Mark Twain
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The devil's aversion to holy water is a light matter compared with a despots dread of a newspaper that laughs. Mark Twain
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The heart is the real fountain of youth. Mark Twain
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How superbly brave is the Englishman in the presence of the awfulest forms of danger and death; and how abject in the presence of any and all forms of hereditary rank. Mark Twain
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A man with a hump-backed uncle mustn't make fun of another man's cross-eyed aunt Mark Twain
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December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February. Mark Twain
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He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. Mark Twain
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
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It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. Mark Twain
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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain
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All generalizations are false, including this one. Mark Twain
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It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. Mark Twain
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A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. Mark Twain
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The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this. Mark Twain
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Don't let schooling interfere with your education. Mark Twain
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Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written. Mark Twain
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A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. Mark Twain
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Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain. Mark Twain
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Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. Mark Twain
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George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. Mark Twain
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The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year. Mark Twain
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In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Mark Twain
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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. Mark Twain
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I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough. Mark Twain
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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. Mark Twain
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There are lies, damned lies and statistics. Mark Twain
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Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid. Mark Twain
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I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way. Mark Twain
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Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. Mark Twain
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The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives. Mark Twain
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I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't. Mark Twain
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The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin. Mark Twain
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Write without pay until somebody offers to pay. Mark Twain
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The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies. Mark Twain
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Ah, that shows you the power of music, that magician of magician, who lifts his wand and says his mysterious word and all things real pass away and the phantoms of your mind walk before you clothed in flesh. Mark Twain
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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
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A sincere compliment is always grateful to a lady, so long as you don't try to knock her down with it. Mark Twain
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I said nothing of the sort. Mark Twain
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When in doubt tell the truth. It will confound your enemies and astound your friends. Mark Twain
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I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two million dollars. Mark Twain
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It is poison - rank poison - to knuckle down to care and hardships. They must come to us all, albeit in different shapes, and we may not escape them. It is not possible. But we may swindle them out of half of their puissance with a stiff upper lip. Mark Twain
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Is not this insanity plea becoming rather common? Is it not so common that the reader confidently expects to see it offered in every criminal case that comes before the courts?... Really, what we want now, is not laws against crime, but a law against insanity. Mark Twain
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Men are easily dealt with-but when you get the women started, you are in for it, you know. Mark Twain
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In my experience, previously counted chickens never do hatch. Mark Twain
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As I slowly grow wise I briskly grow cautious. Mark Twain
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Words are only painted fire, a look is the fire itself. She gave that look, and carried it away to the treasury of heaven, where all things that are divine belong. Mark Twain
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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. Mark Twain
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There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry. Mark Twain
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Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog. Mark Twain
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Distance lends enchantment to the view. Mark Twain
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Missionarying was a better thing in those days than it is in ours. All you had to do was to cure the head savage's sick daughter by a miracle- a miracle like the miracle of Lourdes in our day, for instance- and immediately that head savage was your convert, and filled to the eyes with a new convert's enthusiasm. You could sit down and make yourself easy now. He would take the ax and convert the rest of the nation himself. Mark Twain
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I find that the further I go back, the better things were, whether they happened or not. Mark Twain
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Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired. Mark Twain
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man. Mark Twain
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We may not pay Satan reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents. Mark Twain
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When all is said and done, the one sole condition that makes spiritual happiness and preserves it is the absence of doubt. Mark Twain
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