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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 I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. Death Quote Right
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Quote Left The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all. Quote Right
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Quote Left Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company Quote Right
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Quote Left It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress. Quote Right
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Quote Left By what right has the dog come to be regarded as a noble animal? The more brutal and cruel and unjust you are to him the more your fawning and adoring slave he becomes; whereas, if you shamefully misuse a cat once she will always maintain a dignified reserve toward you afterward--you will never get her full confidence again. Quote Right
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