Mark Twain's Words of Wisdom presents the best of the curmudgeonly writer's thoughts on diet, exercise, medicine, smoking, drinking, romance, parenting, old age, fashion, finances, politics, stress management and more. Curated by a well-known Twain expert and mining through lesser-known texts, speeches and notebooks; it's the perfect gift for anyone who has had enough of Gwyneth's self-righteous advice and the ramblings of the blogosphere.
"Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any." —from an April 15, 1882 speech "Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." —from Pudd'nhead Wilson. "The less a man knows the bigger the noise he makes and the higher the salary he commands." —from "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper"