Honoring Mark Twain

On November 30, 1835, Jane Lampton and John Marshall welcomed their sixth child, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, into the world. Little did they know that one day Samuel would be known as literary icon Mark Twain. The author of 28 books and numerous short stories, letters, and sketches, Mark Twain is often described as the “Greatest American humorist of his age” and the “Father of American Literature.”

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My favorites…

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing.
It was here first.

A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
(I need to start paying attention to adjectives!)

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