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Mark Twain
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Earliest attribution was found in "Impact of Federal Policies on Employment, Poverty, and Other Programs, 1973", p. 447: "He who swings a cat by the tail, learns things that one can only learn by swinging a cat by the tail." A similar quotation has also been attributed to Twain in "Weekly Underwriter, Volume 104" (1921): "The man who takes an angry cat by the tail will learn a lesson, but if he tries it on a it on a tiger, he is likely to get more lesson than is in anyway good for him"
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A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.  - Mark Twain
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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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