Monday, 7 July 2014

Top 46 motivational quotes about life, education and more by Mark Twain

Biography :

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called "the Great American Novel.

Famous Quotes

  1. “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
  2. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
  3. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
  4. “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well".
  5. “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
  6. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
  7. “Classic - a book which people praise and don't read.”
  8. “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
  9. “Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.”
  10. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
  11. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”
  12. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
  13. “In a good book-room you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them."
  14. “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
  15. “Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
  16. “Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
  17. “But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?”
  18. “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
  19. “I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.”
  20. “I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.”
  21. “Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”
  22. “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”
  23. “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.”
  24. “Life is short. Break the rules.forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly. Laugh uncontrollably And never regret anything That makes you smile.”
  25. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”
  26. “Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.”
  27. “What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.”
  28. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
  29. Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
  30. Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
  31. Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
  32. Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.
  33. Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
  34. Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
  35. 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.
  36. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
  37. Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
  38. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
  39. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
  40. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
  41. A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
  42. Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
  43. In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
  44. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
  45. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
  46. A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
    

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