Samuel Langhorne Clemens was better known by his pen name Mark Twain. He was a popular American author best known for his famous works ‘The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn’ and ‘The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer’.

His intellect and humour gained him the title ‘the Father of American literature.’ He lived a full and colorful life from 1835-1910. I have put together for you this collection of 21 wonderful quotes from Mark Twain. I hope that you enjoy his wonderful words of wisdom and that you share them with your friends.


It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. – Mark Twain


Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. – Mark Twain


Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain


Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain


The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain


The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

21 inspirational mark twain quotes


Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. – Mark Twain


It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. – Mark Twain


If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. – Mark Twain


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear – Mark Twain


You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. – Mark Twain


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. – Mark Twain


Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful of your life. – Mark Twain

21 inspirational mark twain quotes


The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain


Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. – Mark Twain


Never put off ‘til tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. – Mark Twain


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain


Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain


A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. – Mark Twain


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain


Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.