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Biography - Mark Twain:

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer.
Born: 1835 - Died: 1910
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est curieux que le courage physique soit si répandu en ce monde et le courage moral si rare.

German
Es ist sonderbar – sonderbar, dass in der Welt physischer Mut so weit verbreitet und moralischer Mut so selten ist.




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Quotes for: courage


Quotes

Quotes about courage:


Have courage to use your own reason!





The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.





I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.





Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.





Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.





It is better to trust in ability than in luck.











Quotes for: morality


Quotes

Quotes for: morality


We have need of morality only for want of love.





Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.





All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.






Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.





Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.





Among moral qualities, true virtue alone is sublime.











Quotes

Mark Twain also said...


Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.





It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.





Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.





Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.





If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.





The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.












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