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"If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way."  (Mark Twain)

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."  (Mark Twain)

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them."  (Mark Twain)

"Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions.  Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great."  (Mark Twain)

"Let us endeavor to live, so that when we die, even the undertaker will be sorry."  (Mark Twain)

"One thing at a time, is my motto--and just play that thing for all it is worth, even if it's only two pair and a jack."  (Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

"The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco."  (Mark Twain)

"The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year."  (Mark Twain)

"The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are right."  (Mark Twain)

"The writer merely has some people in his mind, and an incident or two, also a locality. He knows the selected locality, and he strusts that he can plunge those people into incidents with interesting results."  (Mark Twain)

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