About Mark Twain

Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and its sequel, 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn', the latter often called "The Great American Novel". Wikipedia
November 30, 1835, Florida, Missouri
April 21, 1910, Redding, Connecticut

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Mark Twain Quotes

Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection-that is the last and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.
Talking about praise, compliment and affection he received in letters during his visit to England to receive a Doctor's degree at Oxford University in a speech he gave at a luncheon in his honor (1907).
I have friends in both places.
Talking about heaven and hell.
Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
Speech to the Young People's Society, Greenpoint Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn (February 16, 1901).
[Lying] Man's most universal weakness.
quoted in Mark Twain and I, by Opie Read
Few sinners are saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
Possibly misattributed. As it is apparently not found in his writings.
The most outrageous lies that can be invented will find believers if a man only tells them with all his might.
Letter to San Francisco Alta California, dated May 17, 1867; published June 16, 1867
In all lies there is wheat among the chaff...
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court