It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected... view

By: Mark Twain

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

By: Mark Twain

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them... view

By: Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress... view

By: Mark Twain

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so... view

By: Mark Twain

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand... view

By: Mark Twain

In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours... view

By: Mark Twain

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

By: Mark Twain

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything... view

By: Mark Twain

It is easier to stay out than get out... view

By: Mark Twain

Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins... view

By: Mark Twain

It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions... view

By: Mark Twain

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid... view

By: Mark Twain

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation... view

By: Mark Twain

No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon... view

By: Mark Twain

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits... view

By: Mark Twain

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow... view

By: Mark Twain

Necessity is the mother of taking chances... view

By: Mark Twain

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident... view

By: Mark Twain

My books are like water.. view

By: Mark Twain

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising... view

By: Mark Twain

Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied... view

By: Mark Twain

Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired... view

By: Mark Twain

Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to... view

By: Mark Twain

Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired... view

By: Mark Twain

Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it... view

By: Mark Twain

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul... view

By: Mark Twain

Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms... view

By: Mark Twain

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen... view

By: Mark Twain

Let us not be too particular.. view

By: Mark Twain

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

By: Mark Twain

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

By: Mark Twain

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain... view

By: Mark Twain

Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest... view

By: Mark Twain

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt... view

By: Mark Twain

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

By: Mark Twain

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get... view

By: Mark Twain

'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read... view

By: Mark Twain

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities... view

By: Mark Twain

By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean... view

By: Mark Twain

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education... view

By: Mark Twain