Mark Quotes

"No amount of evide...

"No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot" - Mark Twain
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"Wisdom is the reward you get fo...

"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you would rather have talked.โ€ Mark Twain
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"I have never let my s...

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." โ€” Mark Twain
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If you tell the truth...

If you tell the truth you donโ€™t have to remember anything -Mark Twain
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โ€œWhen the rich rob the poor, itโ€™s c...

โ€œWhen the rich rob the poor, itโ€™s called business. When the poor fight back, itโ€™s called violence.โ€ - Mark Twain
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"Never try to teach a pig...

"Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes time and annoys the pig." - Mark Twain
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โ€œThe internet has not just open-sourced ...

โ€œThe internet has not just open-sourced information, it has also open-sourced insecurity, self-doubt, and shame.โ€ - Mark Manson
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"They did not know ...

"They did not know it was impossible so they did it" โ€• Mark Twain
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โ€œPress forward. Do not stop, do not li...

โ€œPress forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.โ€ โ€” George Whitefield
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โ€œNever argue with an idiot. they w...

โ€œNever argue with an idiot. they will bring you down to there level and beat you with experience. โ€œ Mark Twain
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โ€œIt is warm work; and this day may be the last to an...

โ€œIt is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands.โ€ - Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson
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"It is curious that physical coura...

"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare." Mark Twain
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"Was Limonov a visionary or a poser, an artist or a politician, a leftist or a rightist? The an...

"Was Limonov a visionary or a poser, an artist or a politician, a leftist or a rightist? The answer to all of them is, of course, yes. In many ways he was a clichรฉ, but he was not unaware of that: the point was that he chose his own clichรฉ." - Mark Galeotti in his obituary of Eduard Limonov
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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambiti...

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great ~Mark Twain
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"Whenever you find yourself on ...

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

โ€œCourage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.โ€ -Mark Twain
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"I was educated once.....

"I was educated once......it took me years to get over it." -- Mark Twain
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A judge is a law studen...

A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers. H. L. Mencken
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Anger is an acid that can do more harm t...

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. - Mark Twain
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"When we remember we are all m...

"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained." โ€” Mark Twain
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"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it...

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." โ€• Mark Twain
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โ€œI do not fear death. I had been dead for billions a...

โ€œI do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.โ€ -Mark Twain
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โ€œIt is easier to fool some...

โ€œIt is easier to fool someone than to convince them they've been fooled.โ€ - Mark Twain
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All planned intentions have inbuilt expiry dates marking the ...

All planned intentions have inbuilt expiry dates marking the point at which its architect was unable to foresee beyond, and heralding the point at which implosion commences - Rudolf P Belmar
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"Everything I've ever l...

"Everything I've ever let go of has claw marks on it." - David Foster Wallace
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โ€˜Suppose you were a member of Con...

โ€˜Suppose you were a member of Congress. And suppose you were an idiot. But I repeat myself,โ€™ - Mark Twain
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"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions tha...

"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions that canโ€™t be answered at all, and awareness makes the hand-holds and toe-holds appear as we traverse the cliff of our lives." โ€”Interview with Jane Hirshfield by Mark Matousek, โ€œFelt in Its Fullnessโ€
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โ€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is m...

โ€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it.โ€ โ€• Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
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โ€˜We have the best ...

โ€˜We have the best government that money can buy.โ€™ - Mark Twain
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"In religion and politics, people's beliefs an...

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination." โ€” Mark Twain
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"The eyes are usele...

"The eyes are useless when the mind is blind." --Mark Venturini
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"First get your facts str...

"First get your facts straight, then distort them at your leisure." - Mark Twain.
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"Anger is an acid that can do more harm t...

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." - Mark Twain
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"Don't go around saying the world o...

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain
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"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the...

"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over." โ€” Diana Rius
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"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by ever...

"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - Declaration of Independence
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"People will tell you that you can't, for as long as you ar...

"People will tell you that you can't, for as long as you are trying to do something, and they are wrong; but nothing could be more wrong than actually believing them." - Mark Fischbach
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"Go to Heaven for th...

"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." - Mark Twain
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โ€œYou will regret the things...

โ€œYou will regret the things you didnโ€™t do more than the things you did do โ€œ - Mark Twain
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Politicians and diapers m...

Politicians and diapers must be changed often. And for the same reason. Mark Twain.
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โ€œThe difference between the almost right word and the ...

โ€œThe difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matterโ€”it's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.โ€ - Mark Twain
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"In the end, China will ...

"In the end, China will take over, and none of this will matter." -Mark Wiener
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โ€œClothes make the man. Naked...

โ€œClothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society."... Mark Twain
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โ€œNever put off until tomor...

โ€œNever put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow."... Mark Twain
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All you need in this life i...

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure โ€“ Mark Twain
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"I am a politically neutral p...

"I am a politically neutral person, and such a person is clean to the bone marrow".- Mark Twain
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โ€œCensorship is telling a man he...

โ€œCensorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it.โ€ โ€• Mark Twain
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"Don't you wish there was a knob on the TV t...

"Don't you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work." โ€” Gallagher
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โ€˜The only way to keep your health is to ea...

โ€˜The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.โ€™ Mark Twain
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"No amount of eviden...

"No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot." -- Mark Twain
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"If Voting made any di...

"If Voting made any difference, they wouldn't let us do it" โ€” Mark Twain
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โ€œThe two most important days of you...

โ€œThe two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.โ€ ~ Mark Twain
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"The coldest winter I e...

"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." โ€” Mark Twain
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
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If you hold a cat by the tai...

If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way....Mark Twain
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"What could have been ...

"What could have been will never be there is only one destiny"- S.C Mark
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"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions ...

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it" -Mark Twain
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"The only way you can fully enjoy the love in ...

"The only way you can fully enjoy the love in your life is to choose to make something else more important in your life than love" - Mark Manson
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โ€œBring in ideas and entertain...

โ€œBring in ideas and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the King.โ€ -Mark Van Doren
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"The more I learn abo...

"The more I learn about people, the more I liked my dog." - Mark Twain
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โ€œNever argue with a fool, ...

โ€œNever argue with a fool, onlooker may not be able to tell the differenceโ€ Mark Twain
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Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no o...

Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth. - Mark Twain
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"The man with a new id...

"The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds." - Mark Twain
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"The rule is perfect: in al...

"The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane." โ€” Mark Twain
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"Censorship is telling a man he...

"Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it." - Mark Twain
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โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, y...

โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, youโ€™re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, youโ€™re misinformed.โ€ โ€“ Mark Twain
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โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, y...

โ€œIf you donโ€™t read the newspaper, youโ€™re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, youโ€™re misinformed.โ€ โ€“ Mark Twain
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โ€œThe special mark of the modern world is ...

โ€œThe special mark of the modern world is not that it is skeptical, but that it is dogmatic without knowing it.โ€ โ€“G. K. Chesterton
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"Travel is fatal to pre...

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness" ~ Mark Twain
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"It's always better to overestimate than underestimat...

"It's always better to overestimate than underestimate, be overconfident than unconfident, because the true mark of a courageous decisions involves action"-Ronyl Leo
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"Water, taken in mo...

"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody." โ€” Mark Twain
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"Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is m...

"Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it." - Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
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โ€œCensorship is telling a man t...

โ€œCensorship is telling a man that he canโ€™t eat a steak because a baby canโ€™t chew it.โ€ -Mark Twain
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"The difference between the right word and ...

"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." โ€” Mark Twain
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โ€œThe desire for more positive experience is itself a negati...

โ€œThe desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of oneโ€™s negative experience is itself a positive experience.โ€ Mark Manson
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"Suppose you were an idiot, and s...

"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself." ~ Mark Twain
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There are many humorous things in the world;...

There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages -- Mark Twain
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