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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

Quote

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



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Translation

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French
Il est plus facile de duper les gens que de les convaincre qu'ils ont été dupés.”
Mark Twain

German
Es ist leichter die Menschen zu täuschen, als sie zu überzeugen, dass sie getäuscht worden sind.”
Mark Twain

Italian
E' molto più facile ingannare la gente, piuttosto che convincerla che è stata ingannata.”




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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.”
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

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Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.”
Voltaire

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Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human

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The mind of man is so framed that it is rather taken with the false colors than truth.”
Desiderius Erasmus - In Praise of Folly

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein




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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.”
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
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When in doubt tell the truth.”
Mark Twain - Pudd'nhead Wilson
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
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