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.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.