Mark Twain on Wit

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Worrying

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Truth

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Work

“Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Humour

“Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Self-Respect

“When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Anger

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Madness

“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Virtue

“It is easier to stay out than get out.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Approval

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Goodness

“Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Being Good

“To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”

~ Mark Twain