Apropos of Nothing

March 12, 2008

Mark Twain Quotes

Filed under: Newsworthy,Quotes — aproposofnothing @ 10:53 pm

“If pro is the opposite of con, then the opposite of progress must be Congress.”

“It is best to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.”

“Reader, suppose you’re an idiot. Now suppose you’re a member of Congress. But, I repeat myself.”  You gotta’ love that guy!

“First God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.”

“Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them, the rest of us could not succeed.”

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”

“I did not attend his funeral. But I did write a nice letter saying I approved of it.”

“Get your facts first. And then you can distort them as much as you please.”

“To succeed in life, you need two things. Ignorance and confidence.”

“There is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.”

“Don’t let school interfere with your education.”

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”

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

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