Monday, November 30, 2009

Meandering about . . .

Today is the birthday of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), author and humorist. He is best known by his pen name Mark Twain and his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Mark Twain is another author found on the banned book list.

"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." - Mark Twain

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." - Mark Twain

"A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar." - Mark Twain

"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." - Mark Twain

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up." - Mark Twain

"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." - Mark Twain

"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." - Mark Twain

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