The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage the man who can't read them.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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That's just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don't want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain't no disgrace.

Darwin abolished special creations, contributed the Origin of Species and hitched all life together in one unbroken procession.

The preacher who casts a vote for conscience' sake, runs the risk of starving.

He would be a consul no doubt by and by, at some foreign port, of the language of which he was ignorant; though if ignorance of language were a qualification he might have been a consul at home.

If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - a christian.

Classic. A book which people praise and don't read.

We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.

We had a strong desire to make a trip up the Yazoo and the Sunflower—an interesting region at any time, but additionally interesting at this time, because up there the great inundation was still to be seen in force—but we were nearly sure to have to wait a day or more for a New Orleans boat on our return; so we were obliged to give up the project.

If you notice, most folks don't go to church only when they've got to; but a hog is different.

One learns people through the heart, not through the eyes or the intellect.

A man must not hold himself aloof from the things which his friends and community have at heart if he would be liked.

Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information.

There isn't a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights.

Those who don't read good books have no advantage over those who can't.