Born in Florida, Mo, US, Mark Twain's true name was Samual Langhorne Clemens.
He wrote many excellent books; to name only a few
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, A Tramp Abroad, The
Prince and the Pauper, Life on the Mississippi, A Connecticut Yankee in
King Arthur's Court, and a true classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry
Many of his words contain wisdom which can be applied today.
"I've seen many troubles in my time, only half of which ever came true."
Mark Twain Trouble |
"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
Mark Twain Honesty |
"Drag your thoughts away from your troubles - by the ears, by the heels,
or any other way you can manage it."
Mark Twain Funny Quotes |
"Humor must not professedly teach, and it must not professedly preach,
but it must do both if it would live forever."
Mark Twain Humor |
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes
you nothing; it was here first."
Mark Twain Complaining |
"A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother."
Mark Twain Blessed
"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
Mark Twain Imagination |
"As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out."
Mark Twain Doubt |
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
Mark Twain Cheer |
"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits."
Mark Twain Habit |
"It is the epitome of life. The first half of it consists of the capacity to
enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without
Mark Twain Quotes about Life |
"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom
that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down
on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again -
and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore."
Mark Twain Wisdom |
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he
habitually uses in conversation."
Mark Twain Character |
"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."
Mark Twain Health |