Mark Twain

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Born Monday 30 November 1835, died Thursday 21 April 1910

Occupation: Author

Nationality: American

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She was not quite what you would call refined. She was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot.

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The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.

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What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.

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It is easier to stay out than get out.

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Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.

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To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.

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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

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The educated Southerner has no use for an 'R', except at the beginning of a word.

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We Americans... bear the ark of liberties of the world.

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Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.

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The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

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The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

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Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.

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Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

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He is now rising from affluence to poverty.

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Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.

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What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.

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Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

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Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

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It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

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