Memory is a key theme of, as somehow it came to the surface as a principal element of a life well lived when I was considering what to highlight. Here Mark Twain embellishes the concept with his usual wit and verve.

‘When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.’

Wish you wonderful memories, whether they happened or not.

See also Twain’s recall of his far distant youth. 


Source: Mark Twain, Autobiography of Mark Twain, H.E. Smith (ed.) (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012), vol. I, p. 30

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