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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 If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat. Quote Right
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Quote Left I've suffered a great many catastrophes in my life. Most of them never happened. Quote Right
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Quote Left The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are right. Quote Right
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Quote Left "God created a monkey because He was disappointed in man." Quote Right
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Quote Left Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it Quote Right
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