Thursday, October 28, 2010
From Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1, edited by Harriet Elinor Smith
"In my early manhood, and in middle-life, I used to vex myself with reforms, every now and then. And I never had occasion to regret these divergencies, for whether the resulting deprivations were long or short, the rewarding pleasure which I got out of the vice when I returned to it, always paid me for all that it cost."
From Tuesday, February 13, 1906.