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Mark Twain
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Commonly quoted as: First get your facts, then you can distort them at your leisure.
Mark Twain
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What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us?, in How to Tell a Story and Other Essays (1897). - Various


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Born: November 30, 1835

Died: April 21, 1910 (aged 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, lecturer

Bio: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called the Great American Novel.

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