Mark Twain Quotes
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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 right.
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 a man.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
What, Sir, would the people of the earth be without women? They would be scarce, Sir, almighty scarce.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer somebody else up.
When you cannot get a compliment in any other way pay yourself one.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
I asked Tom if countries always apologized when they had done wrong, and he says: 'Yes; the little ones does.'
If a man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve man, but deteriorate the cat.
If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two mouths and one ear.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.