Quotes by Mark Twain


Do not go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.

Motivational

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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you.

This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.

Men

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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.

Ambition

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Principles have no real force except when one is well fed

Uncategorized

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The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.

Success

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The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.

Success

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There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.

Happiness

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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Banks

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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

Inspirational

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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.

Miscellaneous

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