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About Mark Twain
QUOTES
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Quotes By Client
"I have been an author for 20 years and an ass for 55."

"An author values a compliment even when it comes from a source of doubtful competency."

"Comedy keeps the heart sweet."

"Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can."

"I learned long ago never to say the obvious thing, but leave the obvious thing to commonplace and inexperienced people to say."

"Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned."

"It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them."

"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."

"There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can."

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

"The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right."


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