Mark Twain is one of our most commonly quoted authors. The words of Mark Twain have enlivened speeches for the past century. Many a candidate running for higher office has skewered the incumbent by quoting Twain: "... that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress."
This page is dedicated to the collected works of Mark Twain, with a special emphasis on his quotes and maxims. You can also look for additional Mark Twain quotes at the sites listed below: