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Mark Twain Biography...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 Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. Quote Right
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Quote Left Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it Quote Right
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Quote Left Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place Quote Right
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Quote Left I could have become a soldier if I had waited; I knew more about retreating than the man who invented retreating. Quote Right
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Quote Left Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. Quote Right
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