Quotes by Mark Twain

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

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Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
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 conformity  

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If we should deal out justice only, in this world, who would escape? No, it is better to be generous, and in the end more profitable, for it gains gratitude for us, and love.
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 kindness  

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The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.
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 mankind  cowardice  

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But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface.
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 food  

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Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
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Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is the lightning that does the work.
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 perspective  

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The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.
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The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
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 age  

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It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain.
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 weather  rain  

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