AUTHOR | MARK TWAIN



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Mark Twain | Writer, lecturer



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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called 'The Great American Novel'.
Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. In 1865, his humorous story, 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County', was published, based on a story he heard at Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, where he had spent some time as a min


Born: 1835-11-30

Born in: Florida, Missouri, U.S.

Died: 1910-04-21







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In Paris they just simply opened their eyes and star...

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When even the brightest mind in our world has been t...

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I persuaded him to throw the dirk away; and it was a...

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Adam was but human–this explains it all. He did not ...

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not...

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When ill luck begins, it does not come in sprinkles,...

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the best way to cheer yourself up is to try cheer so...

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Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and le...

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Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die ...

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A successful book is not made of what is in it, but ...

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Which is him?' The grammar was faulty, maybe, but we...

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Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to writ...

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The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philos...

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The trade of critic, in literature, music, and the d...

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The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good mo...

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The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.

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Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any ...

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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way t...

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