A sound heart is a surer guide than an ill-trained conscience.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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We had heard a world of talk about the marvellous beauty of Lake Tahoe, and finally curiosity drove us thither to see it.

Ignorant people think it's the NOISE which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it's the sickening grammar they use.

Many public-school children seem to know only two dates—1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don't know what happened on either occasion.

Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.

You cannot trust your eyes, if your imagination is out of focus.

It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.

Herschel removed the speckled tent-roof from the world and exposed the immeasurable deeps of space, dim-flecked with fleets of colossal suns sailing their billion-leagued remoteness.

Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.

It's an awful snug place for orgies." "What orgies?" "I dono. But robbers always have orgies, and of course we've got to have them, too.

I like a thin book because it will steady a table, a leather volume because it will strop a razor and a heavy book because it can be thrown at a cat.

Any established church is an established crime, an established slave pen.

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.

All kings is mostly rapscallions, as fur as I can make out.

When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who have gone on to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.