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Directory of Mark Twain's maxims, quotations, and various opinions:

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ENVY

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

Twain and angelfish

Twain with Louise Paine and Dorothy Harvey


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