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 :: 1835-1910, American Humorist, Writer

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By common consent of all the nations and all the ages the most valuable thing in this world is the homage of men, whether deserved or undeserved.
~ Mark Twain - [Popularity]

 

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By law of periodical repetition, everything which has happened once must happen again and again -- and not capriciously, but at regular periods, and each thing in its own period, not another's and each obeying its own law.
~ Mark Twain - [Cycles]

 

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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man s, I mean.
~ Mark Twain - [Adversity]

 

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Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
~ Mark Twain - [Civilization]

 

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.
~ Mark Twain - [Courage]

 

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Damn the subjunctive. It brings all our writers to shame.
~ Mark Twain - [Grammar]

 

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Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
~ Mark Twain - [Denial]

 

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Do not undervalue the headache. While it is at its sharpest it seems a bad investment; but when relief begins, the unexpired remainder is worth $4 a minute.
~ Mark Twain - [Pain]

 

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Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
~ Mark Twain - [Duty]

 

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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
~ Mark Twain - [World]

 

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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
~ Mark Twain - [Deception]

 

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Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty --the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself.
~ Mark Twain - [Duty]

 

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Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
~ Mark Twain - [Certainty]

 

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Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
~ Mark Twain - [Weather]

 

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Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
~ Mark Twain - [Secrets]

 

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Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on ''The Survival of the Fittest.'' These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.
~ Mark Twain - [Evolution]

 

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Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
~ Mark Twain - [Faith]

 

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Familiarity breeds contempt; and children.
~ Mark Twain - [Familiarity]

 

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Few sinners are saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
~ Mark Twain - [Preachers and Preaching]

 

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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
~ Mark Twain - [Example]

 

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