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"Your faith is what you believe, not what you know."
"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
"With ignorance and arrogance, success is assured."
"Whoever is happy will make others happy, too."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect."
"When the human race has once acquired a supersitition nothing short of death is ever likely to remove it."
"When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not."
"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
"When angry count to four; when very angry, swear."
"What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce."
"What ought to be done to the man who invented the celebrating of anniversaries? Mere killing would be too light."
"Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can't sleep anyhow."
"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore."
"We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove."
"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody."
"Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer."
"To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times."
"There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist."
"There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice."
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Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth. by Mark Twain
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When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. by Mark Twain