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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    The cayote is a living, breathing allegory of Want. He is always hungry. He is always poor, out of luck and friendless. The meanest creatures despise him, and even the fleas would desert him for a velocipede.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    We don’t know any more about pictures than a kangaroo does about metaphysics.... To us, the great uncultivated, it is the last thing in the world to call a picture. Brown said it looked like an old fire- board.
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    To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
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