Top 10 Quotes by Mark Twain

Mark Twain

I have never seen what to me seemed an atom of proof that there is a future life. And yet-I am inclined to expect one.

Mark Twain
For instance, take this sample: he has imagined a heaven, and has left entirely out of it the supremest of all his delights, the one ecstasy that stands first and foremost in the heart of every individual of his race - and of ours - sexual intercourse!It is as if a lost and perishing person in a roasting desert should be told by a rescuer he might choose and have all longed-for things but one, and he should elect to leave out water!
Mark Twain

I said nothing of the sort.

Mark Twain
If there is one thing that is really cheerful in the world, it is cheerfulness. I have noticed it often. And I have noticed that when a man is right down cheerful, he is seldom unhappy for the time being. Such is the nature of man.
Mark Twain

America cannot have an empire abroad and a Republic at home.

Mark Twain
Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.
Mark Twain

Not a single right is indestructible: a new might can at any time abolish it, hence, man possesses not a single permanent right. God is Might (and He is shifty, malicious, and uncertain).

Mark Twain
If I had more time, I would have written less.
Mark Twain

I simply can´t resist a cat, particularly a purring one. They are the cleanest, cunningest, and most intelligent things I know, outside of the girl you love, of course.

Mark Twain
There is only one good sex. The female one.