Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Quotes (mark twain more like)

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How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it. -
Mark Twain, The Diaries of Adam and Eve

It was enough to make a boy ashamed of the human race.- Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.- Mark Twain, Notebooks (1935)

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.- 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.-Mark Twain

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

Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.- Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.- Mark Twain

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.- Mark Twain

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession, what there is of it.- Mark Twain

Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.- Mark Twain

Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.- Mark Twain

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.
-Mark Twain, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", Chapter 2

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.-
Mark Twain, (attributed)

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.- Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.
- Mark Twain, Mark Twain In Eruption



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