It is a wise child that knows its own father, and an unusual one
that unreservedly approves of him.
- More Maxims of Mark, Johnson, 1927
Illustration of Clemens and his daughters by F. Luis Mora from SUNDAY MAGAZINE, Nov. 17, 1907
|When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly
stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was
astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- attributed by Reader's Digest, Sept. 1937. This quote has been attributed to Mark Twain, but until the attribution can be verified, the quote should not be regarded as authentic.
Quotations | Newspaper Articles | Special Features | Links | Search