Mark Twain

Geniuses

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others. But for the Civil War, Lincoln and Grant and Sherman and Sheridan would not have been discovered, nor have risen into notice.    Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne… Read More ›

Started

The secret to getting ahead is getting started.   Mark Twain On Nov. 30, 1835, the small town of Florida, Mo. witnessed the birth of its most famous son. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was welcomed into the world as the sixth… Read More ›

Opinion

  When we are young we generally estimate an opinion by the size of the person that holds it, but later we find that is an uncertain rule, for we realize that there are times when a hornet’s opinion disturbs… Read More ›