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Quotations by author » Mark Twain
American Humorist, Writer and Lecturer. 1835-1910
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All right, then, I'll go to hell.
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All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep a hotel
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All say, how hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live
Death and dying
All scenery in California requires distance to give it its highest charm.
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All schools, all colleges, have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal, valuable knowledge. The theological knowledge which they conceal cannot justly be regarded as less valuable than that which they reveal. That is, when a man is buying a basket of strawberries it can profit him to know that the bottom half of it is rotten.1908, notebook
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All the modern inconveniences
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All the talk used to be about doing people good, now it is about doing people
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All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it
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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
ConfidenceIgnoranceNeedsSuccess
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
ConfidenceIgnoranceLifeSuccessTrust
Almost any man worthy of his salt would fight to defend his home, but no one ever heard of a man going to war for his boarding house
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Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Knowledge
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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Always obey your parents - when they are present.
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America is built on a tilt, and everything loose slides towards California.
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An author values a compliment even when it comes from a source of doubtful competency
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An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half... I never write ''metropolis'' for seven cents, because I can get the same money for ''city'.' I never write ''policeman',' because I can get the same price for ''cop'.'... I never write ''valetudinarian'' at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen.
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an educator in a costume.
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An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
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An ethical man is a Christian holding four aces
Religion
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