161 Quotes By Mark Twain


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain on age

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Mark Twain on age

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain on age

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 on anger

When angry, count to four when very angry, swear.
Mark Twain on anger

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Mark Twain on best

If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first.
Mark Twain on best

We have the best government that money can buy.
Mark Twain on best

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Mark Twain on best

It is not best that we should all think alike it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
Mark Twain on best

Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
Mark Twain on best

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain on business

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
Mark Twain on business

Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.
Mark Twain on business

A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Mark Twain on communication

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Mark Twain on courage

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

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Mark Twain on death

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

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
Mark Twain on death

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