Who is Mark Twain?

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

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

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    An injurious lie is an uncommendable thing; and so, also, and in the same degree, is an injurious truth.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
    —Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    I would not unduly praise the virtue of restraint. It is often merely temperamental. But it is not always a sign of coldness. It may be pride. There can be nothing more humiliating than to see the shaft of one’s emotion miss the mark of either laughter or tears. Nothing more humiliating! And this for the reason that should the mark be missed, should the open display of emotion fail to move, then it must perish unavoidably in disgust or contempt.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)