Quotes by Mark Twain

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Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
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 carpe-diem  death  

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Yes, Agassiz does recommend authors to eat fish, because the phosphorus in it makes brain. So far you are correct. But I cannot help you to a decision about the amount you need to eat - at least, not with certainty. If the specimen composition you send is about your fair usual average, I should judge that a couple of whales would be all you would want for the present. Not the largest kind, but simply good middling-sized whales.
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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.
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The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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 conformity  

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Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all.
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 jewelry  diamonds  

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I have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.
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All say, How hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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