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Mark Twain is the famous pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri. He is one of the most beloved figures in the history of American literature, and was a journalist, novelist, humorist, literary critic, essayist, short story writer, and poet. He wrote 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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Quote Left Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money. Quote Right
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Quote Left A home without a cat--and a well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat--may be a perfect home, perhaps, but how can it prove title? Quote Right
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Quote Left We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world. Quote Right
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Quote Left The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not Quote Right
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Quote Left Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. Quote Right
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