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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I have found out that there ain't no surer way to fi...

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Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minu...

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Human nature is all alike.

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

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Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.

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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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I can live for two months on a good compliment.

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Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.

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Let us live so that when we come to die even the und...

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When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I ...

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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity — ...

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Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of al...

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Well, there are times when one would like to hang th...

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

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Familiarity breeds contempt and children.

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Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.

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April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded ...

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When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disap...

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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone y...

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