Tag Archives: Mark Twain

Mark Twain – Why

“Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Women

“What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – The Government

“We have the best government that money can buy.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Congress

“There is no distinctly American criminal class – except Congress.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Idoits and Congress

“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Never Put Off

“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Sportsmanship

“It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Impromptu Speech

“It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Precious Things

“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.” – Mark Twain

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Mark Twain – Cincinnati

“If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.” – Mark Twain

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