Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Mark Twain quotes : Celebrate his birthday with his famous quotes.

| Wednesday, November 23, 2011 |

It’s November now, the snow has being fallen in some parts of our world, and it’s a suitable time to gather at the fireplace, celebrate your acquaintances’ birthday and Mark Twain’s birthday as well.

That’s the reason why November is the month of Mark Twain quotes. The great author has left behind many quotes for us and it’s time we retell them to celebrate his birthday.

Mark Twain was many people. A writer, a philosopher and maybe even a bit of a rebel. Let us remember this extraordinary man this November. Who he was, what he stood for and how he thought. These Mark Twain quotes are a wonderful way to remember him.


"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."

"I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him."

"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened."

"Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others."

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."

"There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded."

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

"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place."

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

"Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold."

"Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved."

"I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't."

"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read."

"Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live."

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