Top 10 Quotes by Mark Twain

Mark Twain

The new political gospel: public office is private graft.

Mark Twain
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
Mark Twain

Who would find out that I am a natural fool if I kept always cool and never let nature come to the surface? Nobody.

Mark Twain
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. Mark T
Mark Twain

Sometimes I lifted a chicken that warn't roosting comfortable, and took him along. Pap always said, take a chicken when you get achance, because if you don't want him yourself you can easy find somebody that does, and a good deed ain't ever forgot. I never see papa when he didn't want the chicken himself, but that is what he used to say, anyway.

Mark Twain
Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.
Mark Twain

The darling mispronunciations of childhood! - dear me, there's no music that can touch it; and how one grieves when it wastes away and dissolves into correctness, knowing it will never visit his bereaved ear again.

Mark Twain
Supposing is good, but finding out is better.
Mark Twain

Every man is wholly honest to himself and to God, but not to any one else.

Mark Twain
Nature makes the locust with an appetite for crops; man would have made him with an appetite for sand