Quote To Ponder ~Mark Twain

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward, it is not a compliment to say it is brave; it is merely a loose misapplication of the word. Consider the flea! - incomparably the bravest of all the creatures of God, if ignorance of fear … Continue reading Quote To Ponder ~Mark Twain

Twain Publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous–and famously controversial–novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain (the pen name of Samuel Clemens) first introduced Huck Finn as the best friend of Tom Sawyer, hero of his tremendously successful novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Though … Continue reading Twain Publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn