«I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts.»Albert Einstein

Mark Twain Quotes

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«It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense.» — Mark Twain
«The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.» — Mark Twain
«Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket" - which is but a matter of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Pull all your eggs in the one basket and - WATCH THAT BASKET." - Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar» — Mark Twain
«Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.» — Mark Twain
«Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.» — Mark Twain
«There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.» — Mark Twain
«Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.» — Mark Twain
«Love is an irreresisistible desire to be irresistibily desired.» — 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
«I like Joan of Arc best of all my books; and it is the best; I know it perfectly well.» — Mark Twain
«Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.» — Mark Twain
«Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.» — Mark Twain
«Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.» — Mark Twain
«This nation is like all the others that have been spewed upon the earth--ready to shout for any cause that will tickle its vanity or fill its pocket. What a hell of a heaven it will be when they get all these hypocrites assembled there! - Letter to J. H. Twichell, 1/29/1901» — Mark Twain
«Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.» — Mark Twain
«When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.» — Mark Twain
«Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know beacause I've done it thousands of times.» — Mark Twain
«The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creatures that cannot.» — Mark Twain
«My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine.(Fortunately) Everybody drinks water.» — Mark Twain
«Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.» — Mark Twain
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