Guides cannot master the subtleties of the American joke.

-Mark Twain
Mark Twain

You can never find a Christian who has acquired this valuable knowledge, this saving knowledge, by any process but the everlasting and all-sufficient 'people say.'

Mark Twain
Every year you wait, long ago gets farther away.
Mark Twain

Tough times teach trust.

Mark Twain
Inherently, each one of us has the substance within to achieve whatever our goals and dreams define. What is different for each of us is the training, education, knowledge and insight to utilize what we already have.
Mark Twain

Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain
The cost of living hasn't effected its popularity.
Mark Twain

There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship.

Mark Twain
You cannot have all chiefs; you gotta have Indians too.Perfect love cannot be without equality.A friend to everybody and to nobody is the same thing.We are all alike, on the inside.
Mark Twain

If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill came always together, who would escape hanging?

Mark Twain
The kingly office is entitled to no respect. It was originally procured by the highwayman's methods. It remains a perpetuated crime, can never be anything but the symbol of a crime. It is no more entitled to respect than is the flag of a pirate.