“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Mark Twain (American Author)
Date of Birth:
November 30, 1835
Date of Death:
April 21, 1910
Samuel Langhorne Clemens , better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is also known for his quotations. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty.
Twain enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature."