Directory of Mark Twain's maxims, quotations, and various opinions:
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magazine published shortly after
Clemens' death in 1910 captioned
"Behind the mask of the humorist was
the face of the philospher."
Illustration from the
Dave Thomson collection.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
- Following the Equator, Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar
Every man is a moon and has a side which he turns toward nobody: you
have to slip around behind if you want to see it.
- "The Refuge of the Derelicts" published in Fables of Man
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