Blog Posts - Mark Twain



Free Download: Mark Twain, “The Mysterious Stranger”

"The Mysterious Stranger"by Mark Twain"An unfinished novella that Mark Twain worked on periodically from roughly 1890 until his death in 1910. The body of the work is a serious social commentary addressing Twain's ideas of the Moral Sense and the ''d...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 29, 2015

Mark Twain, "Congress"

"Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.But I repeat myself.""All Congresses and Parliaments have a kindly feeling for idiots,and a compassion for them, on account of personal experience and heredity.""...the smallest mi...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 16, 2015

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What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.-Mark Twain...
by Proof Positive on Apr 14, 2015

"An Impossibility..."

“There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.” - Mark Twain...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 8, 2015

Un yanki en la corte del rey Arturo

Género: aventuras, time travel, clásicosAutor: Mark TwainEditorial: variasCómo lo adquirí: me lo regalaronSinopsis breve: el título lo dice todo.Cuestiones de marketing que me han llamado la atención: Como cualquier clásico, encontramos infini...
by Escriboleeo on Mar 18, 2015

Quote For The Week

“In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” -Mark Twain (American author and humorist. 1835-1910) Christopher E. Hill Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 16, 2015

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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.-Mark Twain...
by Proof Positive on Mar 2, 2015

Manuscript Discoveries That Would Make Me Die From Joy

So you’ve heard the news about the publication of Harper Lee’s second novel, and you’re licking your lips in anticipation of some new J. D. Salinger books due out over the next few years. But what about manuscripts that no … C...
by Book Riot on Feb 13, 2015

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"Never argue with a stupid person. They'll drag you down to their level and then they'll beat you with their experience."-Mark Twain,...
by Proof Positive on Feb 12, 2015

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"I have never wished a man dead, but I have read a few obituaries with pleasure."-Mark Twain...
by Proof Positive on Jan 30, 2015

A Response to Twain’s Grave Robbery: Ways to Honor Him Legally

You may have heard: At some point over the holiday season, somebody went to Mark Twain’s grave, climbed a ladder and stole the plaque of the author’s face with a chisel. Since, a grant has been offered to replace the … Continued You just...
by Book Riot on Jan 16, 2015

Mark Twain, “On The Damned Human Race”

“On The Damned Human Race”by Mark Twain“I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the lower animals (so-called), and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. For it obliges me to r...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jan 7, 2015

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Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.-Mark Twain...
by Proof Positive on Jan 4, 2015

This week’s winner of the Internet

Who was it who said there’s a sucker born every minute: P.T. Barnum?*  Roger Ailes?  Well, whoever it was would love this one: I saw the story on the net Monday—actually I only saw the headline— President of Argentina adopts … Continue...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Jan 3, 2015

La Historia Compartida – Mark Twain

La Historia Compartida…Por César del Campo de Acuña Sean bienvenidos una vez más a La Historia Compartida, la sección de www.cincodays.com dedicada a las breves biografías de las más variopintas personalidades de la historia. En esta nueva, y...
by Cincodays.com on Jan 1, 2015

Sanity And Happiness Are… |Quote About Happiness

Sanity And Happiness Are… “Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.” ― Mark Twain Bookmark Wallpapers With Quotes. Save it to your favorites, +1 on Google plus and like us on Facebook.You can also learn about How to Earn Extra Mon...
by WallpapersWithQuotes on Dec 25, 2014

Our Favorite Biographies of Dead Writers

Book Riot was recently asked to recommend some awesome biographies of dead writers, and boy were we all over that. Here’s a list of our favorite literary biographies and why we loved them. Tell us about your favorites in the … Continued...
by Book Riot on Dec 18, 2014

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I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough.-Mark Twain...
by Proof Positive on Dec 12, 2014

‘Platero y yo’ y otros doodles de escritores

Un doodle es un anzuelo para pescar lectores. Cuanto más […]...
by despuesdelhipopotamo on Dec 11, 2014

This Is The Ideal Life… |Quote About Life

  This Is The Ideal Life… “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain Bookmark Wallpapers With Quotes. Save it to your favorites, +1 on Google plus and like us on Facebook. You can al...
by WallpapersWithQuotes on Dec 11, 2014


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