Mark Twain Quotes

A country without a patent office and good patent laws was just a crab and couldn't travel anyway but sideways and backwards.

 
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910
Mark Twain
Mark Twain
  • Born: November 30, 1835
  • Died: April 21, 1910
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".