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Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful.  Man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time.
  ―  Thomas Jefferson
There isn’t time, so brief is life, for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account.  There is only time for loving, and but an instant, so to speak, for that.
   —  Mark Twain
[Hopefully you did not wake too late this morning or regain consciousness too painfully from last night…  Happy New Year, all!!  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2015 Happy New Year — 2015!
2014 Happy New Year – 2014!
2013 Another New Year’s Thought (In Case It Rains)
Happy New Year – 2013!
2012 Best Wishes For 2012!
Where Did You Spend New Year’s Eve?
2011 Happy New Year (2011)!!

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The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.
  ―  Mark Twain
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On This Day In:
2014 Disguised Blessings
2013 Be
2012 The Only Way to Win
2011 Honest Writing

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Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
   —  Mark Twain
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On This Day In:
2014 Alone And Free
2013 Superstition Is Your Way
2012 Escape Hatches
2011 Sing Like No One Is Listening

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Hi Princess,
Here’s three quotes for you:
I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough.
   –  Mark Twain
From a speech given on 23 September 1907
[A good day!  —  KMAB]
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
   ―  Napoléon Bonaparte
[Be heard!  —  KMAB]
Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.
   ―  Muhammad Ali
[Make every day count…   —  KMAB]
Happy Birthday!
We love you always,
Mum and Dad

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On This Day In:
2014 Optional
2013 Happy Birthday, Rebecca
2012 Be Not Old
2012 National League Western Division Champions!!!
2011 What Kind Of Work Do You Do?
2010 Another Loser… And Come November

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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
    –  Mark Twain
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On This Day In:
2014 The History Of Warriors
2013 A Cult Of Ignorance
2012 Counting Valor
Understanding Faith
2011 I Can Hear You Now
2010 Inception

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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
   —  Mark Twain
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On This Day In:
2014 Idiot, n.
2013 Temporary Reality
2012 The Great Objective
2011 Read A Book

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Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
  —  Mark Twain
[Personally, I agree with Will Rogers: see  Dog-gone Heaven  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Fond Memory?
2013 Distress, Hope, Trust
2012 Creating Interlocking Fragility
2011 Four Stories And A Gospel
What Have You Burned Lately?

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