Perhaps it will be simplest to throw away the tags and generalize India with one all-comprehensive name, as the Land of Wonders.

-Mark Twain
Mark Twain

Who are we to create a heaven and hell for ourselves, excluding animals and plants in the bargain, just because we have the power to rationalize?

Mark Twain
When in doubt, tell the truth. That maxim I did invent, but never expected it to be applied to me. I did say, "When you are in doubt," but when I am in doubt myself I use more sagacity.
Mark Twain

Baccarat is a game whereby the croupier gathers in money with a flexible sculling oar, then rakes it home. If I could have borrowed his oar I would have stayed.

Mark Twain
A private should preserve a respectful attitude toward his superiors, and should seldom or never proceed so far as to offer suggestions to his general in the field. If the battle is not being conducted to suit him, it is better for him to resign. By the etiquette of war, it is permitted to none below the rank of newspaper correspondent to dictate to the general in the field.
Mark Twain

I could forgive the boy, now, if he'd committed a million sins!

Mark Twain
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Mark Twain

A lie can make it half way around the world before the truth has time to put its boots on.

Mark Twain
Choosing not to read is like closing an open door to paradise
Mark Twain

A country without a patent office and good patent laws is just a crab, and can't travel any way but sideways and backways.

Mark Twain
It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.