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Don’t let schooling interfere with

Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.

– Mark Twain

In the first place God

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

– Mark Twain

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

– Mark Twain

The only way to keep

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.

– Mark Twain

Everything human is pathetic The

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Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

– Mark Twain

The secret source of humor

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The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

– Mark Twain

The secret source of humor

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The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

– Mark Twain

Grief can take care if

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Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

– Mark Twain

The fear of death follows

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

– Mark Twain

I do not fear death

“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”

– Mark Twain

I haven’t any right to

“I haven’t any right to criticize books, and I don’t do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can’t conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”

– Mark Twain

Patriotism is supporting your country

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.”

– Mark Twain

Loyalty to country ALWAYS Loyalty

“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”

– Mark Twain

Now and then we had

Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.

– Mark Twain

Keep away from people who

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.”

– Mark Twain

I ve had a lot

“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened”

– Mark Twain

To get the full value

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“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”

– Mark Twain

When I was younger I

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.

– Mark Twain

When I was a boy

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.

– Mark Twain

When I was a boy

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”

– Mark Twain