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Directory of Mark Twain's maxims, quotations, and various opinions:

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LILIAN ALDRICH (wife of Thomas Bailey Aldrich)

I do not believe I could learn to like her except on a raft at sea with no other provisions in sight.
- Mark Twain in Eruption

Plasmon raft ad
Mark Twain's comment on Lilian Aldrich is reminiscent of an advertisement for Plasmon, a food substance for which he was an investor. This ad appeared in the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, January 16, 1904.


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