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60+ Legendary Mark Twain Quotes to add to your Bookmark List

Mark Twain, born on 30 November 1835 in Florida, Missouri, U.S, was one of the great writer, humorist,  entrepreneur, publisher and also lecturer. His original name was Samuel langhorne Clemens. His had several Pen names, including Mark Twain, as Josh, Thomas Jefferson snodgrass.

Twain began his career writing light, humorous verses. His also worked as a journalist and wrote many articles in newspapers. Many of his work have been suppressed at times for various reasons.

His stories and novels are famous for their humor, vivid details and memorable characters. His notable work was Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1885 and the adventure of Tom Sawyer in 1876, both classics in American literature.

Born 30 November 1835, Florida, Missouri, US
Died 21 April 1910, Redding, Connecticut, US
Full Name Samuel Langhorne Clemens

His written works are nearly impossible to compile because of the vast and variety number of pieces he wrote and also because of his use of several different pen names. He wrote more than 30 books .He is known as ‘Father of American literature’. He died due to heart attack on 21 April 1910, in Redding, Connecticut, U.S, at the age of 74.

So here we have his most popular life quotes, funny quotes, best quotes and also travel, politics, love quotes, some of which are taken from his writings and some from his speeches. These will inspire you and make you think about everything deeply- Not to forget with some Humor and Fun.

Mark Twain Quotes about Life

Mark Twain Quotes

  • The most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Twenty year 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 harbors. Catch the trade winds in you sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may exist, but you have ceased to live.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Don’t wait. The time will never be right.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered – either by themselves or by others.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Do the things you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Give everyday the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life
  • Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes about Life

Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes

  • Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice . Then he made school boards.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Go to heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, bit won’t.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • I have never taken exercise except sleeping and resting.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Classic- a book which people praise and don’t read.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Man was made at the end of the week’s work, when God was tired.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Name the greatest of all inventor. Accident
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Let us swear while we may, for in heaven it will not be allowed.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • I’m no lazier now than I was forty years ago, but that is because I reached the limit forty years ago. You can’t go beyond possibility.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Golf is a good walk spoiled.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • All generalizations are false, including this one.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes
  • Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
    ~Mark Twain’s Funny Quotes

Best Mark Twain’s Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes

  • Kindness is a language that a deaf can hear and the blind can see.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubts.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • 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.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear- not absence of fear.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • A man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind it doesn’t matter.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • Good friends, Good Books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • There are three kinds of lies : lies, dammed lies and statistics.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes
  • Many a small things has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
    ~Best Mark Twain’s Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes on Travel

Mark Twain Quotes

  • Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all ones lifetime.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes on Travel
  • I have found that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes on Travel
  • It liberates the vandal to travel- you never saw a bigoted, opinionated, stubborn, narrow minded, self-conceited, almighty mean man in your life but he had stuck in one place since he was born and thought God made the world and dyspepsia and bile for his special comfort and satisfaction.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes on Travel
  • It lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our back and look up at them, and discuss about whether they are made or only just happened.
    ~Mark Twain Quotes on Travel

Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics

Mark Twain Quotes

  • Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government and the sure and gradual deterioration of the public morals.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • Suppose you are an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • Of voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you do read them, you are misinformed.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • All political parties eventually die, choking on their own lies.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics
  • We have the best government that money can buy.
    ~Mark Twain’s Quotes on Politics

Mark Twain’s Love Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes

  • Love: the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Life is short. Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Love is when two people know everything about each other and are still friends.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Love is madness, if thwarted it develops fast.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or women really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a Quarter of a century.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Love is not a product of reasoning and statics, it just comes, non knows whence and cannot explain itself.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have someone to divide it with.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • Don’t wake up a women in love. Let her dream, so that she does not weep when she returns to her bitter reality.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes
  • I wish I could make him understand that a loving good heart is riches enough, and that without it intellect is poverty.
    ~Mark Twain’s Love Quotes

Mark Twain Cat Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes

  • If man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes
  • When a man loved cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes
  • Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes
  • While the rest of the species is descendant from apes, redheads are descendants from cats.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes
  • Of all god’s creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes
  • The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine live.
    ~Mark Twain Cat Quotes