Top 10 I Can Quotes by Mark Twain

Mark Twain

I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures that bring higher prices than any in the world.

Mark Twain
If a spectacle is going to be particularly imposing I prefer to see it through somebody else's eyes, because that man will always exaggerate. Then I can exaggerate his exaggeration, and my account of the thing will be the most impressive.
Mark Twain

They say that you can't live by bread alone, but I can live on compliments.

Mark Twain
Compliments make me vain: & when I am vain, I am insolent & overbearing. It is a pity, too, because I love compliments. I love them even when they are not so. My child, I can live on a good compliment two weeks with nothing else to eat.
Mark Twain

I could be an idiot, or I can serve in Congress, but I repeat myself.

Mark Twain
I can speak French but I cannot understand it.
Mark Twain

Hotels are the only proper places for lecturers. When I am ill-natured I so enjoy the freedom of a hotel where I can ring up a domestic and give him a quarter and then break furniture over him.

Mark Twain
If I can capture truth in its simplest form, beauty will follow like a sledgehammer.
Mark Twain

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.

Mark Twain
I can live for two months on a good compliment.