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Mark Twain

1835-1910. U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.

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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

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When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.

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It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

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When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.

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Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for.

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

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Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.

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The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so.

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