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November 30, 2006

About Love: Mark Twain

After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her. At first I thought she talked too much; but now I should be sorry to have that voice fall silent and pass out of my life. Blessed be the chestnut that brought us near together and taught me to know the goodness of her heart and the sweetness of her spirit!
—Mark Twain

Source: Adam's Diary by Mark Twain cited on TwainQuotes.com – Category LOVE
It is the birthday of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, pen name: Mark Twain, born in Florida, Missouri in 1835. He died on April 21, 1910 in Redding, Connecticut.
See also:
» Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac for Thursday, November 30, 2007.
» Mark Twain in His Times by the University of Virginia Library's The Electronic Text Center.
» Mark Twain on Wikipedia.org.

Posted by niganit at November 30, 2006 7:10 AM
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