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, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), the latter often 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 then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot ...
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- Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
- Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
- Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
- Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
- When angry, count to four when very angry, swear.