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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.
         
   
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What a man misses mostly in heaven is company.

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Whem I'm playful I use the meridians and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales! I scratch my head with the lightning and purr myself to sleep with the thunder!
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What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, mighty scarce. Then let us cherish her; protect her; let us give her our support, our encouragement, our sympathy, ourselves -- if we get a chance.
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We have the best government that money can buy.
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What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
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R: Life on the Mississippi, Ch. 3
A: "Woman -- an Opinion," speech, to Washington Correspondents' Club;in "Mark Twain's Speeches," ed. Albert Bigelow Paine, 1923.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
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