Who are Samuel Langhorne Clemens?

  • (noun): United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910).
    Synonyms: Clemens, Mark Twain

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    It is an art apart. Saint Francis of Assisi said—”All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep hotel.”
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    To succeed in the other trades, capacity must be shown; in the law, concealment of it will do.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Nothing is higher than the love of truth.
    —Aurelius Clemens Prudentius (c. 348–405)

    Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 3:9.

    Tonight I appear for the first time before a Boston audience—4,000 critics.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)