Mark Twain Quotes
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When someone dies, it is like when your house burns down; it isn't for years that you realize the full extent of your loss.
Old habits cannot be thrown out the upstairs window. They have to be coaxed downstairs one step at a time.
I begin to see that a man's got to be in his own heaven to be happy.
Most people can't bear to sit in church for an hour on Sundays. How are they supposed to live somewhere very similar to it for eternity?
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
The secret source of humor itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Nothing seems to please a fly so much as to be taken for a currant; and if it can be baked in a cake and palmed off on the unwary, it dies happy.
A newspaper is not just for reporting the news, it's to get people mad enough to do something about it.
In the real world, the right thing never happens in the right place and the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to make it appear that it has.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.