Get Your Premium Membership

Mark Twain

Mark Twain Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Comprehensive information about Mark Twain including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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 ." This educational Mark Twain resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


Poems are below...



Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by Mark Twain.

See also: All Mark Twain Quotes

Quote Left A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left October is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. Others are July, January, April, September, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left I was exceedingly delighted with the waltz, and also with the polka. These differ in name, but there the difference ceases Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment