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".
Mark Twain Quotes Page 4
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.