"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."Mark Twain on John F. Kennedy
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."Mark Twain on George Washington
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."Mark Twain on James A. Baldwin
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."Mark Twain on George William Curtis
"Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life."Mark Twain on Robin Hayes
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"When angry, count to four when very angry, swear."