Who are Samuel Langhorne Clemens?

  • (noun): United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910).
    Synonyms: Clemens, Mark Twain

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    As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Franklin said once in one of his inspired flights of malignity—
    Early to bed and early to rise
    Make a man healthy and wealth and wise.
    As if it were any object to a boy to be healthy and wealthy and wise on such terms.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    A strange and vanity-devoured, detestable woman! I do not believe I could ever learn to like her except on a raft at sea with no other provisions in sight.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Consider well the proportion of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)