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Mark Twain Quotes and Biography

Mark Twain Biography

  • Full name: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his penname Mark Twain
  • Born November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, U.S.
  • Died April 21, 1910 in Redding, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Mark Twain, who was born Samuel Clemens, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer.
  • He wrote many books included his most famous: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). The latter book is often referred to as "The Great American Novel".

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“Deliciousness itself.”

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

— Mark Twain

Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words

— Mark Twain

Out of all the things I have lost I miss my mind the most.

— Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

— Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

— Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

— Mark Twain

“All schools, all colleges, have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal, valuable knowledge. The theological knowledge which they conceal cannot justly be regarded as less valuable than that which they reveal. That is, when a man is buying a basket of strawberries it can profit him to know that the bottom half of it is rotten.

— Mark Twain, Notebook 1908

“But we are all that way: when we know a thing we have only scorn for other people who don’t happen to know it.”

— Mark Twain, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly and I did. I said I didn’t know.”

— Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

“For all the talk you hear about knowledge being such a wonderful thing, instinct is worth forty of it for real unerringness.”

— Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad

We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that the savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.

— Mark Twain, A Tramp Abroad

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