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Mark Twain
(1835-1910) born on
Nov 30
US novelist, journalist, river pilot. The "Great American humorist" was also known as "The People's Author" and creator of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.
         
   
F
A classic --something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

R
Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
A
The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
N
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
K
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, quoting Professor Caleb Winchester, 20 Nov 1900, Nineteenth Century Club, NYC.
R: "Following the Equator," ch. 27, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar," 1897.
A: "Following the Equator," ch. 32, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar," 1897.
N: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
K: "Following the Equator," ch. 39, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar," 1897.
   


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