Monday, November 26, 2012

15 Famous Quotes by Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

Here are few best quotes by Mark Twain:

  • A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
  • Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
  • Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
  • Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
  • I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
  • I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
  • Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
  • To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
  • Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. 
  • Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. 
  • A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. 
  • Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. 
  • Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times. 
  • A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. 
  • The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. 
You can buy his book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" from below links:

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