Mark Twain/Samuel clemens

Famous writer


We all know him as mark twain but who is he really? . . . Samuel Clemens!

Books by Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Eves diary, Yankee in the kings court, roughing it, Sailor Twain.

About Mark Twain

Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835, grew up in Hannibal. He was a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Throughout his career, Mark Twain served as a writer, lecturer, reporter, editor, printer, and prospector. Mark Twain took his pen name from an alert cry used on his steamboat.The death of his father in 1847 left the family in a financial crunch forcing Samuel to drop out of school while in grade five. Samuel realized his love of writing while working as a printer and editorial assistant at his brother newspaper.


“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
Mark Twain

“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
Mark Twain

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
Mark Twain