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Certainty
Engrave this Quote Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
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-Mark Twain
Change
Engrave this Quote We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it.
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-Mark Twain, Mark Twain at Your Fingertips
Character
Engrave this Quote To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours.
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-Mark Twain
Children
Engrave this Quote There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.
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-Mark Twain
Civilization
Engrave this Quote Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
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-Mark Twain
Coffee (or Tea)
Engrave this Quote After a few months' acquaintance with European coffee, one's mind weakens, and his faith with it, and he begins to wonder if the rich beverage of home, with its clotted layer of yellow cream on top of it, is not a mere dream after all, and a thing which never existed.
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-Mark Twain, 1880
Commitment
Engrave this Quote I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -- you see, I have friends in both places.
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-Mark Twain
Conformity & Nonconformity
Engrave this Quote Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.
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-Mark Twain
Congress
Engrave this Quote Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress; but I repeat myself.
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-Mark Twain, Mark Twain, a Biography
Conservatism
Engrave this Quote Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world -- and never will.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them.
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-Mark Twain
Consistency
Engrave this Quote What, then, is the true Gospel of consistency? Change. Who is the really consistent man? The man who changes. Since change is the law of his being, he cannot be consistent if he stick in a rut.
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-Mark Twain
Consumerism
Engrave this Quote Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.
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-Mark Twain
Conversation
Engrave this Quote It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
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-Mark Twain
Cowardice/Weakness
Engrave this Quote The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession, but carrying a banner.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
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-Mark Twain
Creation
Engrave this Quote Why was the human race created? Or at least why wasn't something creditable created in place of it? God had His opportunity. He could have made a reputation. But no, He must commit this grotesque folly -- a lark which must have cost Him a regret or two when He came to think it over and observe effects.
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-Mark Twain
Creativity
Engrave this Quote Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
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-Mark Twain
Credit
Engrave this Quote Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. Who shall say that this is not the golden age of mutual trust, of unlimited reliance upon human promises? That is a peculiar condition of society which enables a whole nation to instantly recognize point and meaning in the familiar newspaper anecdote, which puts into the mouth of a distinguished speculator in lands and mines this remark: -- I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two millions of dollars.
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-Mark Twain
Crime
Engrave this Quote A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
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-Mark Twain
Criticism
Engrave this Quote The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all.
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-Mark Twain
Customer Service / Sales
Engrave this Quote Sacred cows make the best hamburger.
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-Mark Twain

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