Thirteen quotes by Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), well-known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called 'the Great American Novel', and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He is extensively quoted. Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.
A classic is something that everybody wants to have read, and nobody wants to read. [+]
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. [+]
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt. [+]
God made the Idiot for practice, and then he made the School Board. [+]
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. [+]
Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven. [+]
Sacred cows make the best hamburger. [+]
The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are. [+]
The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven. [+]
Virtue has never been as respectable as money. [+]
Wagner's music is better than it sounds. [+]
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody. [+]
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