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Top 20 Inspirational Mark Twain Quotes And Sayings 16 February, 2019   

Mark Twain also was known as Samuel L Clemens was born on 30th November 1835 in a tiny village of Florida, Missouri. He was the sixth child to John and Jane Clemens.

When Mark Twain was around 4 years old, he along with his parents shifted to Hannibal, a town consisting of about 1000 people. Sam lost his father when he was 12 years old, and left schooling thereafter to support his family financially. He started working as a novice printer at the Hannibal courier, which provided him with a skimpy ration of food. At the age of 15, he got employment as a printer and occasional writer and editor at the Hannibal Western Union, which was a small newspaper company owned by his brother Orion.

At the age of 21 years, around 1857, Sam started learning the art of piloting steamboat on the Mississippi River. By the year 1859, Sam became a licensed pilot and soon got a regular job of plying the Mississippi River and its channels. 

In 1861 Sam left for Nevada and California, and there he started prospecting for gold, hoping to make a good fortune. But nothing went according to plans, and soon he got broke.

In September 1861, he started working as a reporter for Virginia City Territorial Enterprise and began writing under the pen name Mark Twain.

Soon he became the best-known story writers of the West. By 34 years of age, Mark Twain established himself as one of the most popular writers of American history. 

Some of his popular works include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Innocents Abroad, etc.

Top 20 Inspirational Mark Twain Quotes and Sayings:

Airtract-Image"Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection."
Airtract-Image"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you would rather have talked."
Airtract-Image"Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life."

Airtract-Image"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."    

Airtract-Image"The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself."
Airtract-Image"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
Airtract-Image"Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it."

Airtract-Image"Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well."    

Airtract-Image"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
Airtract-Image"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
Airtract-Image"A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies."
Airtract-Image"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."
Airtract-Image"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
Airtract-Image"It is wiser to find out than to suppose."
Airtract-Image"Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination."

Airtract-Image"Go to heaven for the climate, hell for the company."    

Airtract-Image"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it poured."
Airtract-Image"Don't wait. The time will never be just right."
Airtract-Image"Kindness is a language which the dead can hear and the blind can see."
Airtract-Image"Never try to teach a pig to sing, you waste your time, and you annoy the pig."

Mark Twain has gained international fame with his best works written for children, and people of all ages love his way of storytelling.  Here are some of his amazing and thought-provoking quotes.

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