Samuel Langhorne Clemens
(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)
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 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.
To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.
Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.