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Mark Twain: As Regards Patriotism


Mark Twain comments on Patriotism.

… men can be trained to manufacture their own Patriotism. They can be trained to labor it out in their own heads and hearts and in the privacy and independence of their own premises. 726 more words

American Thought


“Good judgment is the result of experience, experience is the result of bad judgment.”

- Mark Twain


One Liner Wednesday: Mark Twain quote

“Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
– Mark Twain

Join in Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday:  http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/one-liner-wednesday-swingin/


Is it the ascent or descent of man?

Mark Twain thinks it is the descent of man from the higher to lower, where man occupies the lower ranks. I find his arguments plausible.


The very first one.

The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why.
- Mark Twain

You know what’s hard?

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Mark Twain 50- We are all Mad...

“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained” – Mark Twain

So it was, standing in the perfect dark just before 6 am with over 100 others, the cool of a 45 degree morning causing every manner of clothing combination to be applied, that I found myself wondering, not for the first time, why I run long distances. 1,337 more words

About My Training

Statistics Saturday On An October Day

So, now, September 2014: by pretty much all the reader-count-based measures there are this was my most successful month as a humor blogger. According to WordPress’s statistics page I had somewhere around 825 views from 467 unique visitors, which is well above August’s 682 views from 369 visitors. 574 more words