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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 A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be led by the nose. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have never let my schooling interfere with my education Quote Right
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Quote Left It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race. Quote Right
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Quote Left A verb has a hard enough time of it in this world when it is all together. It's downright inhuman to split it up. But that's what those Germans do. They take part of a verb and put it down here, like a stake, and they take the other part of it and put it a way over yonder like another stake, and between these two limits they just shovel in German. Quote Right
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Quote Left "God created a monkey because He was disappointed in man." Quote Right
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