""Familiarity breeds contempt-and children."" ""It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense."" ""Never tell a lie-except for practice."" This attractive gift edition of the renowned American humorist's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of eminently quotable quips. Discover Twain's views on life, love, history, culture, travel, and other topics with these pithy aphorisms from his fiction, essays, letters, and autobiography.