“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing after all.
The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield,
all our irritations and resentments flit away,
and a sunny spirit takes their place.”
~ Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) (aged 74) Well known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called “the Great American Novel”, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty… Source | More | Papers | Works