| I didn't care much about evolution, but
when they struck the doctrine of metempsychosis, I got interested. That
doctrine accounts for me: I knew there was something the matter, but never
knew what it was before. It 's the passing off on a man of an old, damaged,
second-hand soul that makes all the trouble.
- quoted in Sketches and Reminiscences of the Radical Club, 1880
One of the proofs of the immortality of the soul is that myriads have
believed it-- they also believed the world was flat.
Page from 1917 Mark Twain Calendar
published by Sully and Kleinteich of NY
by arrangement with
Harper & Brothers
Dave Thomson collection
|Be careless in your dress if you must,
but keep a tidy soul.
- Following the Equator, Pudd'nead Wilson's Calendar
...a great soul, with a great purpose, can make a weak body strong and keep it so.
- Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
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