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Mark Twain

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Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.

— Mark Twain

#politics #political

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

— Mark Twain

#between #bug #difference #lightning #right

I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

— Mark Twain

#funeral #funny #humor #funny

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

— Mark Twain

#fiction #obliged #possibilities #stick #stranger

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.

— Mark Twain


Life is short, Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss SLOWLY. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably And never regret ANYTHING That makes you smile.

— Mark Twain


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

— Mark Twain

#influence #little #make #man #naked

Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.

— Mark Twain


Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

— Mark Twain

#life #life

What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.

— Mark Twain

#men #women #humor

About Mark Twain

Mark Twain Quotes

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But I have thought some more since then and I have read carefully the treaty of Paris [which ended the Spanish-American War] and I have seen that we do not intend to free but to subjugate the people of the Philippines. There were three versions found in his manuscripts made between 1897 and 1905: the Hannibal Eseldorf and Print Shop versions. He did state that "the goodness the justice and the mercy of God are manifested in His works" but also that "the universe is governed by strict and immutable laws" which determine "small matters" such as who dies in a pestilence.

Twain chose to pay all his pre-bankruptcy creditors in full though he had no responsibility to do this under the law. He also worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to his older brother Orion's newspaper. He achieved great success as a writer and public speaker.

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