Beware: There are lots of unverified quotations and misquotations credited to Mark Twain, found in both published books and popular quotation websites.
Do not just copy or share Mark Twain’s quotes directly particularly, from those websites.
You not only do injustice to this great American author and humorist Mark Twain, you also make an idiot of yourself for being ignorant and careless.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” X
This is my original quote to take a jibe at those who simply credit any quote or remark to Mark Twain.
“Everybody says I talk about the weather, but nobody does anything about verifying it with me.” – Quotationize
Anyway, here are best 5 Mark Twain quotations:
“Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.”
“The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.”
“Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.”
(The Tragedy of Pudd’nHead Wilson And The Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins by Mark Twain, Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Co., 1897, A Whisper To The Readers, Ch.IX, Puddn’head Wilson’s Calendar; p.111)
“Classic” A book which people praise and don’t read.”
“On the whole, it is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.”
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