Quotes by Mark Twain

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It is easier to stay out than get out.
Wagner's music is better than it sounds.
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Believe nothing you hear, and only half of what you see.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
The man with a new idea is a Crank until the idea succeeds.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. 
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