What Is Man? and Other Essays, Mark Twain
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What Is Man? and Other Essays

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“What Is Man?” is a short story by American writer Mark Twain, published in 1906. It is a dialogue between a Young Man and an Old Man regarding the nature of man. The title refers to Psalm 8:4, which begins “what is man, that you are mindful of him…”.
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Erin McClintock
Erin McClintockhas quoted5 months ago
FROM HIS CRADLE TO HIS GRAVE A MAN NEVER DOES A SINGLE THING WHICH HAS ANY FIRST AND FOREMOST OBJECT BUT ONE—TO SECURE PEACE OF MIND, SPIRITUAL COMFORT, FOR HIMSELF.
josuedr11
josuedr11has quoted2 years ago
Prejudices which nothing within the rock itself had either power to remove or any desire to remove.
tandries29
tandries29has quoted2 years ago
It involves an important detail of man's make which we have not yet touched upon.
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