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5 Quotes by Mark Twain

5 Quotes by Mark Twain

1. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

2. “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”

3. “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”

4. “Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.”

5. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience; this is the ideal life.”

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rachel Poli is a writer and blogger. She has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in English Studies. She enjoys writing young adult novels, middle-grade, and children’s picture books. She is currently working on her first novel.

16 thoughts on “5 Quotes by Mark Twain

  1. I love Twain’s works and style of writing. One of his quotes that stuck in me is, “A sound heart is a surer guide than an ill-trained conscience.” It was derived from the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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