Beware: There are lots of unverified quotations by 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:
“Faith is believing what you know ain’t so.”
(Following the Equator, Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar)
“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”
(Mark Twain, Notebook, 1935)
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
(Mark Twain, A Biography)
“At 50 a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass.”
(More Maxims of Mark, Johnson, 1927)
“Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.”
(Autobiography with Letters, William L. Phelps)
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