Mark Twain - Page 4

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
– Mark Twain

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
– Mark Twain

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
– Mark Twain

Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
– Mark Twain

Nothing seems to please a fly so much as to be taken for a currant; and if it can be baked in a cake and palmed off on the unwary, it dies happy.
– Mark Twain

Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
– Mark Twain

Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.
– Mark Twain

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
– Mark Twain

Sacred cows make the best hamburgers.
– Mark Twain

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
– Mark Twain

We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.
– Mark Twain

Whiskey is carried into committee rooms in demijohns and carried out in demagogues.
– Mark Twain

In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, one when he was a boy and one when he was a man.
– Mark Twain

In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, one when he was a boy and one when he was a man.
– Mark Twain

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them.
– Mark Twain

If animals could speak the dog would be a a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
– Mark Twain

A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.
– Mark Twain

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

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
– Mark Twain

The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
– Mark Twain