Born: November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri
Died: April 21, 1910 in Redding, Connecticut
From his experience as a licensed river pilot, Samuel Langhorne Clemens chose the pen name Mark Twain. The term “mark twain” means it is safe to sail because the water’s depth is two fathoms or twelve feet. Mark Twain Biography
“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
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