- Mark Twain, a Biography
Every little bit counts. We are very glad to have it, thin as the slice may be.
- letter to Charles Dillingham, 8/22/1902 (Karanovich collection)
Isn't it odd that we should take a spasm, every now and then, and go spinning back into the dark ages once more, after having put in a world of time and money and work toiling up into the high lights of modern progress?
- Letter to Hartford Courant, 11/22/1879