Who is Mark TwainSamuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist the United States has produced", and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature". His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), the latter of which has often been called the "Great American Novel".
Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. He served an apprenticeship with a printer and ...
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- It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
- Golf is a good walk spoiled.
- Thunder is good, thunder is impressive but it is lightning that does the work.
- Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
- The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.