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Bite-Size Twain: Wit and Wisdom from the Literary Legend

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Mark Twain...

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

On friends: Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

On growing old: Take any road you please...it curves always, which is a continual promise, whereas straight roads reveal everything at a glance and kill interest.

On truth and lies: many when t
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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Press
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This book I bought when I was down in Mississippi, appropriately enough. It's tiny, pocket sized in fact, and short... The book is poorly set up as far as organizing the quotes goes, but it's printed well and.. well, you can't really beat Mark Twain for pithy sayings. Many had me laughing out loud, and the biography of Mark Twain at the back was surprisingly in depth.

For memories, Mark Twain, and fantastic quotes? This book is great. For actual purchase and what not? Don't bother unless you're d
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also work
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