Courtesy of Mark Twain Museum
As Spoken from Mark Twain
Whether sarcastic, witty or sweet, whatever Mark Twain says is memorable and meaningful. Here are a few Twain-isms. Share your favorites with us in the comments below.
"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
"Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times."
"When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not."
"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society."
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."