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The Quotable Mark Twain

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Here are more than 1,800 quotations, organized from A-to-Z, from America's consummate author--Mark Twain. A must-have for all Twain collectors, "The Quotable Mark Twain" is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, the places he's been, and the books he wrote, as well as more far-ranging topics, such as writers, billiards, smoking, his family, and more. The book a ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published April 22nd 1998 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published November 1st 1997)
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Wilbur
Jul 12, 2013 Wilbur rated it it was amazing
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Second time through this one. Always enjoyable and enlightening. I am continually amazed at how wise this man was.

"Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in the world -- and it never will."

--engraved on Mark Twain's bust at the national Hall of Fame.
Haley Whitehall
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Mark Twain was not only a great American writer, but he was a very wise and witty man. These quotes made me smile and made me think. You can't go wrong with Mark Twain! I wish I could have a conversation with him. But, he influences my writing from beyond the grave.
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When get to heaven, I'm definitely gonna buy Mr. Clemens a few drinks. He was hilariously astute as they come!
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The best resource on Twain.
R. Kent Rausmussen is amazing man.
And a real expert on Twain.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also work
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