Friday, March 26, 2010

50 Best Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain sayings are popular because they are witty, funny and motivating. Here are 50 best Mark Twain quotes. Enjoy.

We Americans... bear the ark of liberties of the world.

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.

Habit is habit, and not to be thrown out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.

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

Buy land, they're not making it anymore.

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.

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

The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

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

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

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

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

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.

Put all thine eggs in one basket and - watch that basket.

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

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

An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.

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

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

To be busy is man's only happiness.

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.

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

What a good thing Adam had - when he said a good thing, he knew nobody had said it before.

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

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Go to bed early, get up early-this is wise.

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.”The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.

The greatest pain that comes from love is loving someone you can never have.

When angry count four; when very angry, swear.

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

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

Better a broken promise than none at all.

It is a wise child that knows its own father, and an unusual one that unreservedly approves of him.

When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn.

Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

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

The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

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

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.

Sing like no one's listening, love like you've never been hurt, dance like nobody's watching, and live like its heaven on earth.

Name the greatest of all inventors: Accident.

In his private heart no man much respects himself.