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Mark Twain

Read through the most famous quotes from Mark Twain

Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.

— Mark Twain


Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

— Mark Twain

#sanity #happy

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 man.

— Mark Twain

#dogs #different

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.

— Mark Twain


I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.

— Mark Twain

#inspirational #death

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.

— Mark Twain


Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.

— Mark Twain

#greatest #inventors #name

I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.

— Mark Twain


It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

— Mark Twain

#fight #size

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.

— Mark Twain


About Mark Twain

Mark Twain Quotes

Did you know about Mark Twain?

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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