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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 Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Quote Right
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Quote Left What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt Quote Right
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Quote Left Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption. Quote Right
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