20+ Famous Mark Twain Quotes abut life and more

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, and essayist. This pioneer author changed both the literature and the culture of the United States by serving as a great satirist of the nation’s failings. Mark Twain is the author of numerous works, Twain’s legacy includes two classic American […]

20+ Famous Mark Twain Quotes abut life and more

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, and essayist. This pioneer author changed both the literature and the culture of the United States by serving as a great satirist of the nation’s failings.

Mark Twain is the author of numerous works, Twain’s legacy includes two classic American novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both of which are still read and studied worldwide.  He lived life the way that he wanted to live and passed on many amazing lines of knowledge through his books and teachings for generations to come. 

Here are 21 best quotes of Mark Twain

  1. “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.”
  2. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
  3. “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
  4. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
  5. “It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”
  6. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
  7. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
  8. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
  9. “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
  10. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
  11. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
  12. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
  13. “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”
  14. “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.”
  15. “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
  16. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
  17. It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
  18. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”
  19. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
  20. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“It’s not what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”

Mark Twain’s quotes encourage us to reflect on our own lives and inspire us to strive for authenticity, courage, and kindness. His observations challenge us to think critically and live intentionally. By embracing Twain’s wisdom, we can navigate life’s complexities with a bit more grace and a lot more humor.

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Aishwarya

Aishwarya

Often found roaming between the realms of intellect and imagination, Aishwarya is currently practising her third year of Computer Science Engineering. She shares a special penchant towards writing which gives her an ideal way of expressing her creativity in a lucid and insightful writing style. Beyond that she's a voracious reader, an amateur artist and has a knack for Astrophysics.


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