Twain

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Mark Twain 1835 – 1910

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It’s better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all DOUBT--Twain

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1839 – Hannibal, Missouri, boyhood home 1902 – Samuel Clemens

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When I was a boy my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be, twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned Twain in seven years. -- of fourteen,

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Apprentice

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learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean-- Twain By trying, we can easily

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Confederate Regular

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There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is COWARDICE-- Twain

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Nevada Gold Prospector

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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man -- Twain

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Journalist Humorist 1862 - 1871

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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a GOOD EXAMPLE -- Twain

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1870 –Married Olivia Langdon/Daughter Clara on right

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It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you-- Twain

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1876 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1884

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There are many humorous things in the world, among them, the white man’s notion that he is less savage than the other savages-- Twain Ol’ Man River

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Twain Tragedies 1893 – Bankrupt/investing in Paige typesetter 1894 – Susie, eldest daughter, died of meningitis 1904 – wife died after long illness 1909 – Jean, youngest daughter, died of epilepsy I know now what the soldier feels when a bullet crashes through his heart. -- Twain 1910 – Samuel Clemens a.k.a. Mark Twain died Another Jo’s Creation … February 2010

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