Adam was the author of sin, and I wish he had taken out an international copyright on it.

-Mark Twain
Mark Twain

The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn't indicate or promise, and which the other kind of eye couldn't detect.

Mark Twain
A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to you than the ninety-and -nine which you had to work for, and money won at faro or in stock snuggles into your heart in the same way.
Mark Twain

I don't know anything about this man. Anyhow, I only know two things about him. One is, he has never been in jail, and the other is, I don't know why.

Mark Twain
I saw a startling sight today, a politician with his hands in his own pockets.
Mark Twain

Music is a good thing; and after all that soul-butter and hogwash, I never see it freshen up things so, and sound so honest and bully.

Mark Twain
The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.
Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Mark Twain
These are the true and only God, mighty and supreme.
Mark Twain

Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink - under any circumstances.

Mark Twain
Patriotism is usually the refuge of the scoundrel. He is the man who talks the loudest.