Mark Twain on Wikipedia.
Best known for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
He was also a great traveller and had a deep interest in science. (He was a friend of Tesla).
The Mark Twain Project
Really need to find this “autobiography” made up from his drafts, and printed 100 years after his death.
Mark Twain on Biography.com A mini biography
Mark Twain left us with a myriad of funny or inspirational quotes.
Here are just a few of his sayings:
Don’t go around saying that the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Name the greatest of all inventors… Accident.