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‘Miss [Helen] Keller and Mark Twain, 1902,’ courtesy of American Foundation for the Blind

All Ideas Are Second-Hand: Mark Twain’s Magnificent Letter to Helen Keller About the Myth of Originality

Mark Twain on Plagiarism and Originality: “All Ideas Are Second-Hand” by Maria Popova. “The kernel, the soul — let us go further and say the substance, the bulk, the actual and valuable material of all human utterances — is plagiarism.

HELEN KELLER conversing with John Macy, who married ANNE SULLIVAN in 1905.  John Macy is sitting in a chair and fingerspelling into Kellers' ...

Helen, Anne, and Anne's husband, John Macy at their home in Wrentham - Young Woman - Helen Keller Kids Museum

Gilded Age American inventor, Alexander Graham Bell, photographed with, Helen Adams Keller. The Keller family enlisted the aid of Bell, to help their daughter Helen. Bell connected the Keller family with the Perkins Institute, through which Helen Keller met her teacher Anne Sullivan.

In at the age of Alexander Graham Bell invented his telephone. In he formed the Bell Telephone Company, and in the same year married Mabel Hubbard and embarked on a yearlong honeymoon in Europe.

President Coolidge and Helen Keller 1926

Helen Keller Met Charlie Chaplin In 1919, And The Rest Was History

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This side by side comparison of Indiana Jones' shots w/ serial films that "inspired" it.

Shot-by-shot comparison of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" vs. scenes from 30 different adventure films made between My love letter to Indiana Jones and.

Always Yours: Samuel and Olivia Clemens

Always Yours

Letters of Note: Always Yours - a letter from samuel clemens to his wife

Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See  by Maria Popova  The art-science of walking the fine line between keen and crass.

Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See

Art Spiegelman didn't make the New Yorker cover with this 1993 sketch, but he did make it his family's Christmas card that year. lown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See