The best Quotes from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The best Quotes from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is an 1876 novel by Mark Twain about a boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the 1840s in the town of St. Petersburg, which is based on Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived as a boy.

Maybe not, maybe not. Cheer up, Becky, and let's go on trying.
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Who knows, he may grow up to be President someday, unless they hang him first.
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Ah, if he could only die temporarily!
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Quotes about The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.
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'You can go home now,' Tom told us.
'We'll meet next week. Then we can rob somebody and kill some people.'
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If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory.
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I do not wish any reward but to know I have done the right thing.
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A kiss is something you need both hands for.
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Preserve your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but not live.
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.
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Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles.
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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
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Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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German literacy ought to be gently and reverently set aside among the dead languages, for only the dead have time to learn it.
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'Classic' - a book which people praise and don't read.
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That's the difference between governments and individuals. Governments don't care, individuals do.
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I went often to look at the collection of curiosities in Heidelberg Castle, and one day I surprised the keeper of it with my German. I spoke entirely in that language. He was greatly interested; and after I had talked a while he said my German was very rare, possibly a 'unique'; and wanted to add it to his museum.
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Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.
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Ethel: "One day the entire family will be reunited in the Garden of Eden."
"Oh, like heaven?"
Ethel: "No, it's in Missouri."
"Oh. Eden's got a lot of methheads."
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Did you know only one US president has been born in Missouri?
It's true, man.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Missouri - and that's pretty much the same thing.
How long does it take to get from Louisiana to Alabama?
One Mississippi.
One day, I know the struggle will change. There's got to be a change - not only for Mississippi, not only for the people in the United States, but people all over the world.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Mississippi - and that's pretty much the same thing.
The Germans are exceedingly fond of Rhine wines; they are put up in tall, slender bottles, and are considered a pleasant beverage. One tells them from vinegar by the label.
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Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
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