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Mark Twain on Revolutionary Violence

THERE were two “Reigns of Terror,” if we would but remember it and consider it; the one wrought murder in hot passion, the other in heartless cold blood; the one lasted mere months, the other had lasted a thousand years; the one inflicted death upon ten thousand persons, the other upon a hundred millions; but our shudders are all for the “horrors” of the minor Terror, the momentary Terror, so to speak; whereas, what is the horror of swift death by the axe, compared with lifelong death from hunger, cold, insult, cruelty, and heart-break?

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Motivational quote for March 29th 2015

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

Success

Quote 3/29/2015

Sunday why so soon? I don’t want the weekend to end….

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.

-Mark Twain

A Quote A Day

Don’t poke the bear!

I’ve heard the term before but didn’t think much about it until it turned up in several conversations in the one week. I decided to investigate bear poking, so naturally I started at Wikpedia which gave this definition: 942 more words

Truth

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

Mark Twain

Fooled People

It is amazing how some folks will just take things at face value and never check stuff out. Starting with gossip. How do you know what is being said is true? 89 more words

Galesmind Fables