Six Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain postage stamp

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.

Do you have a favorite Mark Twain quote?



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2 responses to “Six Mark Twain Quotes

  1. Gary Lea

    “There are lies, damn lies, and statistics” ~ Mark Twain


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