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Mark Twain

The Top 10 Mark Twain Quotations

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Mark Twain, the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), was an American author, humorist, and social critic renowned for his masterful storytelling and wit.

Twain's works, which often featured vivid characters, witty dialogues, and a satirical take on societal norms, have left an indelible mark on American literature. He is best known for his novels "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," which reflect his keen observations on human nature and the complexities of life in the 19th century.

Mark Twain's humor and wisdom continue to resonate across generations, capturing the essence of human experience with a blend of insight and satire that remains timeless.

top 10 quotations by Mark Twain

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."Mark Twain

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."Mark Twain

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."Mark Twain

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."Mark Twain

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do."Mark Twain

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Mark Twain

"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards." Mark Twain

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Mark Twain

"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Mark Twain

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."Mark Twain

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