Inspirational Quotes by Mark Twain


I’m an admire of Mark Twain and I believe he was the Master!, for his combined rich humor, well-built narratives and his radical views.

He was the kind of person who lived his life on his terms, the way he wanted it to be, and he inspired me as well for the same and with his writings he passed on his valuable words that still inspire people and they will inspire generations to come.

So, here are few Quotes by Mark Twain:

“Twenty Years from now

 You will be more disappointed

 by the things that you didn’t do  than by the one you did do.

So throw off the bowlines.

Sail away from the safe harbor.Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respect himself.” – Mark Twain

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.”– Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear- not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you. too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

“Life is short, Break the rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably. And never regret anything that make you smile.”– Mark Twain

“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”– Mark Twain

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”– Mark Twain

“It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubts.” – Mark Twain

“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” – Mark Twain

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”– Mark Twain

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

Although there are many other quotes that I want to quote here, but I think, they don’t qualify to be called as inspirational. So, will be sharing them later.


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