Best Quotes Of Mark Twain Quotes (Author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)



Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.
Mark Twain

I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.
Mark Twain

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mark Twain

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

What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Mark Twain

It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.
Mark Twain

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Mark Twain

In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Mark Twain

There's one way to find out if a man is honest: ask him; if he says yes, you know he's crooked.
Mark Twain

It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt
Mark Twain

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

In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
Mark Twain

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
Mark Twain

There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.
Mark Twain

My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.
Mark Twain

There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages.
Mark Twain

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

I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.
Mark Twain

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
Mark Twain

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
Mark Twain

Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Mark Twain

The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies.
Mark 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

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

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

After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
Mark Twain

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Mark Twain



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