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Mark Twain Quotations

Witty Mark Twain Quotations

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You certainly don't want to be on the wrong side of Mark Twain. He was a man who would not spare anyone that piqued him. This outspoken author is a delight to read and quote. Her are some of my favorite Mark Twain quotations.
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Then away out in the woods I heard that kind of a sound that a ghost makes when it wants to tell about something that's on its mind and can't make itself understood, and so can't rest easy in its grave, and has to go about that way every night grieving.

  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    Inherited ideas are a curious thing, and interesting to observe and examine.

  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    How empty is theory in presence of fact!

  • The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson
    Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

  • Following the Equator
    When in doubt tell the truth. It will confound your enemies and astound your friends.

  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    Old habit of mind is one of the toughest things to get away from in the world. It transmits itself like physical form and feature...

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.

  • The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson
    Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

  • Following the Equator
    There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.

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