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.
“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.”
“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.”
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
“If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.”
“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be Pirates.”
“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”
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.