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Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado American History

- Famous Quotes from American History -
United States Quotes from the 1800s

Mark Twain

Mark Twain 1835 - 1910

1869 - The Innocents Abroad
"Lump the whole thing! say that the Creator made Italy from designs by Michael Angelo!"

1869 - The Innocents Abroad
"They spell it Vinci and pronounce it Vinchy; foreigners always spell better than they pronounce."

1872 - A Curious Dream
"Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run."

1884 - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"All kings is mostly rapscallions."

1884 - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth."

Mark Twain

1884 - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? and ain't that a big enough majority in any town?"

1894 - Pudd'nhead Wilson
"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."

1894 - Pudd'nhead Wilson
"When angry, count four; when very angry, swear."

1897 - Following the Equator
"Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it."

1897 - Following the Equator
"Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to."

1897 - Following the Equator
"It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you."

June 2, 1897
"The report of my death was an exaggeration."

(Usually quoted as: Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.)

"Familiarity breeds contempt - and children."

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- Famous Quotes Throughout World History -

| Index of Quotes by Speaker / Historical Period |
| The Great Quotes of Ancient Greece |
| Profound Quotes of Ancient Rome - BC |
| Quotes from the Roman Empire - AD |
| Famous Quotes from the Dark and Middle Ages |
| Relevant Quotes from the Reformation and Renaissance |
| Quotes from England: 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries |
| Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Quotes | Voltaire |
| Quotes from the French Revolution and Napoleon Era |
| Modern European History Quotes from the 1800s |
| Quotes from Europe and Asia - 1900s | Winston Churchill |

Famous Quotes from American History
| Benjamin Franklin | Quotes from America in the 1700s |
| Thomas Jefferson | United States Quotes from the 1800s |
| Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War | Mark Twain |
| American Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I |
| US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes |
| Famous American Pop Culture Quotes |



Highlands Ranch High School 9375 South Cresthill Lane Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80126 303-471-7000

Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |

World History: Dawn of Civilization to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |

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