Quotes by Mark Twain

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In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination.
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Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
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Sacred cows make the best hamburgers.
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Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
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Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah didn't miss the boat.
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What a hero Tom was become now! He did not go skipping and prancing, but moved with a dignified swagger as became a pirate who felt that the public eye was on him.
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What are the proper proportions of a maxim? A minimum of sound to a maximum of sense.
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I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.
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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
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I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the "lower animals" (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me.
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