Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain


Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.

Mark Twain

#Distort #Facts #First #Funny #Get #Please #Them #Then


The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Mark Twain

#Ahead #Secret


Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Mark Twain

#Funny #Here #Inspiration #Living #Owes #Saying #World


Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.

Mark Twain

#Company #Funny #Go #Heaven #Hell


It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Mark Twain

#Better #Brainy #Doubt #Fool #Mouth #Open #Remove


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

#Age #Aging #Birthday #Issue #Matter #Mind #Mind Over Matter #Over


All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Mark Twain

#Confidence #Ignorance #Life #Success #Sure #Then #Twain


Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

Mark Twain

#Acid #Anger #Harm #Stored #Vessel


Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

Mark Twain

#Forgiveness #Fragrance #Violet


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

#Business #Find Yourself #Individuality #Insane #Majority #Politics #Reflect #Society #Time


The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Mark Twain

#Death #Fear #Life #Time


Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Mark Twain

#Book #Books #Conscience #Good #Good Life #Ideal #Life #Quote Of The Day #Reading #Sleepy


My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

Mark Twain

#Deal #Great #Mom #Mother #Trouble


In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

Mark Twain

#Boards #Education #God #Idiots #Practice #School


A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

Mark Twain

#Carries #Cat #Experience #Learn #Tail