Mark Twain is a famous author who has written numerous best-selling books. But did you know that that’s not his real name? Mark’s full name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born on November 30, 1835, and died on April 21, 1910. He was of Cornish, Scots-Irish, and English descent, but he was born in Missouri, USA. Some of his most famous books include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
Mark Twain is being referenced in pop culture until today because he is timeless. Boat rides in a couple of Disneyland locations are named after him. He was also featured in various comics, actors played as him in different films, and some music tributes.
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MARK TWAIN QUOTES
Mark is influential because his books are enjoyable to read, and you can pick up a lot of life learnings from quotes coming from him. That’s why we compiled a list of Mark’s most famous and impactful quotes. Check out this book compilation of Mark Twain quotes.
“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”
“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
“Love is not a product of reasonings and statistics. It just comes, no one knows when and cannot explain itself.”
“Life is short, Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.”
“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”
“The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.”
“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”
“Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.”
“In a good bookroom, you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”
As you may have noticed, Mark Twain not only provided us with his nuggets of wisdom through his quotes, his humorous side also shone through. His most famous book Huckleberry Finn has been translated into 75 languages. More than a hundred years later, his legacy still lives on. He is even considered one of the foundations of American literature.
These Mark Twain quotes are about love, travelling, humour, Mark’s life perspective, and even inspirational quotes. These quotes are still very accurate and relatable, like his memory even after more than a hundred years.