Posts Tagged 'Mark Twain'

Cryproquote Solved – 09/16/22

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Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”   —   Mark Twain

(Maybe his best known, and oft borrowed/repeated quote!  WordPress used to kind of rank the most often used Tags – which for me are largely quote sources – by giving them a larger font.  I miss those days.  But most – American – cryptogram solvers know that Mark Twain is right up there with William Shakespeare as most quote worthy.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Solved – 08/08/22

What would Mark Twain think of Steven Crowder? - Quora

When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.   —   Mark Twain

(Didja hear that, Republican wing-nuts?  Mark Twain had “comrades”!  He musta been one o’ those Pinko-Commies!  Clearly, we must ban ALL of his books from our schools, so our children can’t be groomed into Socialism!  😉😉😁  The quote in the graphic is for the folks who believe the 2020 Presidential election was “stolen”, and Global Warming is a “liberal hoax”.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Solved – 08/02/22

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Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”   —   Mark Twain

(Ironically, that’s kind of become my unofficial mantra.  I just can’t seem to get much of anything done these days.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Solved – 05/20/22

Mark Twain stories, 150 years old, uncovered by Berkeley scholars | Mark  Twain | The Guardian

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that crushed it.”   —   Mark Twain

(Probably a top five thing that we can give to each other!  It’s one of those things that makes both parties feel better.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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A big Happy Birthday to Cherilyn Sarkisian, aka:  Cher!  (Here she is doing a great cover of one of my favorites songs!)

Cryptoquote Solved – 04/04/22

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The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.”   —   Mark Twain

(I am definitely with ol’ Sam on this one.  Seeing some departed friends and family might be enjoyable, but I think I’d rather spend eternity with all of my pets.  I speak with two of them each night.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to Craig Adams, of The Cult!  (Another head-banger!)

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/04/21

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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”   —   Mark Twain

(So be kind, folks!  Just like the old expression about catching more flies with honey, than with vinegar.  It just gets better results.  Besides . . . mean people suck!  Another one of today’s coincidences; as I was getting ready to write this post something from Operation Kindness popped up on my Facebook feed!  Apparently, November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!  So, if you need a little company consider adopting a dog or cat that is five years old, or older.  They are ready made for loving!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to the great Delbert McClinton!

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/27/21

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The art of prophecy is very difficult, especially with respect to the future.”   —   Mark Twain

(Sometimes silly humor is the best!  This is definitely silly.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy Birthday to H.E.R.! (Not really my style, but at least this song is lyrical.)

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/18/21

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A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”   —   Mark Twain

(And, how hard could that be to come by?  We are the more slovenly of the sexes.  Aren’t we, guys?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/08/21

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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”   —   Mark Twain

(And, being kind is free!  And, kindness begets kindness.  So, everybody has to do their part!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  For whatever reason WordPress is back to sucking!      YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/15/20

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There ain’t no way to find out why a snorer can’t hear himself snore.”   —   Mark Twain

(And again, we saw this exact quote back in April of this year!  I don’t know what is going on over at Cryptoquote world, but I wish they would only give us really old re-runs, and not these recent ones.  It wasn’t even a difficult one.  We don’t even have anyone in particular to complain to.  It could be the property of Word-Game-World.com, so I’m going to provide their Contact Us url below.  Feel free to use it to log a complaint.  I think my earlier estimation was incorrect, folks.  I am deleting the link.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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