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

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PRAYER

I don't know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.
- "When In Doubt, Tell The Truth" speech 9 March 1906

You cain't pray a lie.
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

It is better to read the weather forecast before we pray for rain.
- Notebook; More Maxims of Mark, Johnson, 1927

If you beseech a blessing upon yourself, beware! lest without intent you invoke a curse upon a neighbor at the same time.
- "The War Prayer"


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