Mark Twain is the most adventurous writer of America . He is the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He was born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was also a journalist, an inventor, entrepreneur and a riverboat pilot.
He became famous with the story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County” which appeared in the New York Saturday Press on November 18, 1865. His first book, “The Innocents Abroad,” which was published in 1869. Hi sother books like “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” got published in 1876, and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” got published in 1885.
He wrote around 28 books and numerous short stories, letters and sketches.He passed away on April 21, 1910, but has a following still today. His childhood home is open for the people to visit ,as a museum in Hannibal, and Calavaras County in California.
Here are few Mark Twain’s quotes on life , quotes on truth , quotes on wisdom that will change your life.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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 pause and reflect.
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn´t do than bythe ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade
winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.But I repeat myself.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper,
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is
the principal difference between a dog and man.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
To get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three
hundred and sixty-four days.
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’tread them.
In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made School Boards.
The Bible: It is full of interest. It has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and some good morals; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.
The man with a new idea is a Crank until the idea succeeds.
There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man’s notion that he is less savage than the other savages.
Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.