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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
There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.

R
India has 2,000,000 gods, and worships them all. In religion other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.
A
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
N
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.
K
Only kings, editors, and people with tapeworm have the right to use the editorial "we."
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Tom Sawyer," ch. 26, 1876.
R: "Following the Equator," ch. 43, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar," 1897.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "Following the Equator," ch. 57, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar," 1897.
K: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
   


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