• It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.
    Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
    Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
    History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt.
    It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.
    If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
    Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
    ~ Mark Twain