Mark Twain quote about education from Pudd'nhead Wilson - Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
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Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
 Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894). copy citation

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Author Mark Twain
Source Pudd'nhead Wilson
Topic education training college
Date 1894
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/102/102-h/102-h.htm

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“Wilson said to himself, «The drop of black blood in her is superstitious; she thinks there's some devilry, some witch-business about my glass mystery somewhere; she used to come here with an old horseshoe in her hand; it could have been an accident, but I doubt it.»
67 CHAPTER V. The Twins Thrill Dawson's Landing. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.—Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar.
Remark of Dr. Baldwin's, concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.—Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar.
Mrs. York Driscoll enjoyed two years of bliss with that prize, Tom—bliss that was troubled a little at times, it is true, but bliss nevertheless; then she died, and her husband and his childless sister, Mrs. Pratt, continued the bliss-business at the old stand.” source

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