Mark Twain

(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910 / Florida, Missouri)

Mark Twain
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to his older brother Orion's newspaper. After toiling as a printer in various cities, he became a master riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River, before heading west to join Orion. He was a failure ... more »

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  • ''“If you tell the truth, you dont have to remember anything.”''
  • ''“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ''
  • ''“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”''
  • ''“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
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  • ''“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” ''
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  • Daddy (10/9/2018 11:07:00 AM)

    Its Finger lickin good- Mark Twain

  • i dont know (9/27/2018 2:41:00 PM)

    i like him so much because of his white hair

  • Smaira (8/27/2018 9:58:00 AM)

    Amazing poems

  • Nang May Thu (6/17/2018 4:52:00 AM)

    Environment

  • hahahaha (5/16/2018 1:00:00 PM)

    he was a very good person while he was living he is now 182 years old

  • David (5/4/2018 5:49:00 PM)

    Just used one of his poems for my anthology, his collection of essays is impressive and is such a great writer, love this man to bits. Always inspiring and a guider in my life, truly great man.

  • you done now (5/1/2018 6:50:00 PM)

    your an stupid kid! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! lmaooo

  • banana~nana (4/25/2018 9:14:00 AM)

    Mårk Twāïñ mâde grêāt pøęms!

  • Mark Twain is very stupid (3/19/2018 7:45:00 PM)

    Mark Twain is very stupid! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

  • Madolyne (1/15/2018 10:03:00 AM)

    I’m doing this as a report go r school and he’s pomes are remembered by so many people and let’s give him respect him and don’t think this is a bad note and if you think this is a bad then your a bitch

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Best Poem of Mark Twain

Genius

Genius, like gold and precious stones,
is chiefly prized because of its rarity.

Geniuses are people who dash of weird, wild,
incomprehensible poems with astonishing facility,
and get booming drunk and sleep in the gutter.

Genius elevates its possessor to ineffable spheres
far above the vulgar world and fills his soul
with regal contempt for the gross and sordid things of earth.

It is probably on account of this
that people who have genius
do not pay their board, as a general thing.

Geniuses are very singular.

If you see a ...

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