Friday, July 31, 2009

Mark Twain Quotes...

Mark Twain Quotes

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that are forever blowing
through one's mind."
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting
started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small,
manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one."
"To succeed in life you need two things:
ignorance and confidence."
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel
that you, too, can become great."
"It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which
he habitually uses in conversation."
"Action speaks louder than words, but not nearly as often."
"The trouble ain't that there is too many fools,
but that the lightning ain't distributed right."
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore.
Dream. Discover."
"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval."
"Get your facts right.
Then you can distort them as you please."
"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at
the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."
"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain."
"Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of a majority
it is time to pause and reflect."
"All generalizations are false, including this one."

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