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Mark Twain



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Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

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Mark Twain

An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half. . . . I never write "metropolis" for seven cents, because I can get the same money for "city." I never write "policeman," because I can get the same price for "cop." . . . I never write "valetudinarian" at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the ...
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Mark Twain

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

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Only presidents, editors, and people with tapeworm have the right to use the editorial "we.
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Mark Twain

Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often, and for the same reason.
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The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
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There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

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