Directory of Mark Twain's maxims, quotations, and various opinions:
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To be envied is the human being's chiefest joy.
- No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead.
- Following the Equator, Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar
Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to
get himself envied.
- Following the Equator
Envy--the only thing which men will sell both body and soul to get.
- "Concerning the Jews"
I was getting boiled to death in my own bile.
- Mark Twain in Eruption
with Louise Paine and Dorothy Harvey
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