Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Mark Twain

Mark Twain’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Mark Twain, this article we look at Mark Twain’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Mark Twain.

The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.

Mark Twain
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.


Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself.

Mark Twain
 Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself.


Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.

Mark Twain
 Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.


Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.

Mark Twain
 Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.


It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain.

Mark Twain
It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain.


Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

Mark Twain
 Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.


The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it’s that they know so many things that just aren’t so.

Mark Twain
 The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so.


New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.

Mark Twain
 New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.


The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Mark Twain

 The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.


Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of growths

Mark Twain
 Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of growths


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.

Mark Twain
 The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.


Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain
 Explore. Dream. Discover.


Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.

Mark Twain
 Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.


Teaching is like trying to hold 35 corks underwater at once.

Mark Twain

 Teaching is like trying to hold 35 corks underwater at once.


Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.

Mark Twain
 Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.


Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

Mark Twain
 Buy land, they're not making it anymore.


If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.

Mark Twain
 If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.


What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.

Mark Twain
 What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.


The xmas holidays have this high value: that they remind Forgetters of the Forgotten, & repair damaged relationships.

Mark Twain

 The xmas holidays have this high value: that they remind Forgetters of the Forgotten, & repair damaged relationships.


I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me.

Mark Twain

 I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me.


You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. Lee Iacocca Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain
 You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere. Lee Iacocca Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.


If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!

Mark Twain

 If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!


Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.

Mark Twain

 Synergy - the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.


There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.

Mark Twain
 There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.

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