260 quotes found by Mark Twain

Mark Twain
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
happiness  # 2128
Mark Twain
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
truth  lies  lying  memory  # 17
Mark Twain
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
aliteracy  literacy  # 50
Mark Twain
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well".
Mark Twain
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
education  # 177
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Classic' - a book which people praise and don't read.
books  classic  reading  # 191
Mark Twain
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
truth  # 199
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Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
truth  # 209
Mark Twain
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
life  death  # 210
Mark Twain
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
humor  books  health  misprints  # 211
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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
greatness  # 256
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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
books  wisdom  bookroom  libraries  # 365
Mark Twain
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
humor  politics  # 401
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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.
humor  writing  # 429