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Mark Twain

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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Florida, MO November 30, 1835 - Redding CT,April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

Thursday May 9, 2019

Mark Twain: Anger

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on whichy it is poured.

Tuesday Oct 30, 2018

Mark Twain: Exercise for the heart

Good exercise for the heart:
reach out and help your neighbor.

Monday Jul 16, 2018

Mark Twain: Every day

Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.

Thursday Jul 5, 2018

Mark Twain: Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

Tuesday Mar 21, 2017

Mark Twain: Worries

I've had a lot of worries in my life,
most of which never happened.

Tuesday Dec 6, 2016

Mark Twain: The worst loneliness

The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.

Thursday Dec 1, 2016

Mark Twain: Worrying

Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.

Tuesday Nov 22, 2016

Mark Twain: Courage and fear

Courage is resistance to fear,
mastery of fear,
not absence of fear.

Wednesday Apr 27, 2016

Mark Twain: The best way to cheer yourself

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.

Thursday Apr 21, 2016

Mark Twain: The Newspaper

If you don't read the newspaper,
you're uninformed.
If you read the newspaper,
you're mis-informed.

Wednesday Apr 13, 2016

Mark Twain: A moon

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016

Mark Twain: Take care of your ilusions

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

Mark Twain: Priority and option

Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option.

Wednesday Dec 2, 2015

Mark Twain: Where are you?

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Monday Aug 17, 2015

Mark Twain: Getting ahead

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Tuesday Aug 11, 2015

Mark Twain about truth

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Tuesday Jun 9, 2015

Mark Twain: Reading

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.

Wednesday Jul 16, 2014

Mark Twain: The language of kindness

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Monday Jul 29, 2013

Mark Twain: Smile!

Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.