Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Gotta Love Mark Twain

In the first place God made idiots.
This was for practice.
Then He made school boards.

- Following the Equator, Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar

Many public-school children seem to know only two dates--1492 and 4th of July;
and as a rule they don't know what happened on either occasion.

- "The Game" instruction sheet for Mark Twain's Memory Builder.
Read more Twain quotes here
and visit the Twain House (which is about a mile from where I live)