Mark Twain Quotes (1146 quotes)
Mark Twain and I by Opie Read
“A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.”
More Tramps Abroad (1897). - Various
Attributed. This quotation has also been attributed to Satchel Paige and Jack Benny
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMark Twain
Born: November 30, 1835
Died: April 21, 1910 (aged 74)
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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“This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called 'natural selection, or the preservation of favored races in the struggle for life.”