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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Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.

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When I was younger, I could remember anything, wheth...

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The test of any good fiction is that you should care...

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Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were...

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

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A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razorstrap...

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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a re...

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Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A m...

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The dream vocabulary shaves meanings finer and close...

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In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convic...

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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

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When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not yo...

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A lie can travel half way around the world while the...

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God created war so that Americans would learn geogra...

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O homem que não lê não tem nenhuma vantagem sobre o ...

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When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter...

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Be good and you will be lonesome

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You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination ...

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The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our a...

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