Mark Twain Quotes
''“If you tell the truth, you dont have to remember anything.”''
''“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ''
''“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”''
''“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
''“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” ''
''“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”''
''“′Classic′ - a book which people praise and dont read.”''
''“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” ''
''“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”''
''“Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.” ''
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Genius, like gold and precious stones,
is chiefly prized because of its rarity.
Geniuses are people who dash of weird, wild,
incomprehensible poems with astonishing facility,
and get booming drunk and sleep in the gutter.
Genius elevates its possessor to ineffable spheres
far above the vulgar world and fills his soul
with regal contempt for the gross and sordid things of earth.
It is probably on account of this
that people who have genius
do not pay their board, as a general thing.
Geniuses are very singular.
If you see a ...
The Aged Pilot Man
On the Erie Canal, it was,
All on a summer's day,
I sailed forth with my parents
Far away to Albany.
From out the clouds at noon that day
There came a dreadful storm,
That piled the billows high about,
And filled us with alarm.