American author and humorist
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 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, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), the latter of which has often been called the "Great American Novel".
Twain, Mark Quotes Page 4
There is an old-time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend.
Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.
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