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Quotes by Mark Twain :

A large heart
My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart - a heart so large that everybody's joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
Mark Twain | mothers

A living
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain | life

An acid
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 | anger

Be careful
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain | health

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain | developmental

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain | forgiveness

Depending on your eyes
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain | imagination

Interesting information
The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.
Mark Twain | children

It doesn't matter
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain | time

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain | language

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

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain | respect

Reality and imagination
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Mark Twain | imagination

Secret of success
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain | food

Spoiled walk
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Mark Twain | sport

Sunny spirit
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain | humor

Suppose you were an idiot
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain | politics

Telling the truth
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain | truth

The assault of laughter
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Mark Twain | humor

The funeral
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
Mark Twain | death

The two most important days
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
Mark Twain | inspirational

Things we earn
How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.
Mark Twain | money

Truth is mighty
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.
Mark Twain | truth

Truth isn't
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Mark Twain | truth

When in doubt
When in doubt tell the truth.
Mark Twain | truth

When we remember
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Mark Twain | life

Wosdom in books
In a good book-room you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Mark Twain | wisdom

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