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.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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.
When you cannot get a compliment in any other way pay yourself one.
A woman springs a sudden reproach upon you which provokes a hot retort-and then she will presently ask you to apologize.
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.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.