Samuel 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 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain also wrote some wonderful quotes about life. Some of his best can be found in 7 Lessons You Can Learn From Mark Twain by Henri Juntilla http://www.dumblittleman.com/2011/03/7-life-changing-lessons-you-can-learn.html
I like #6 best. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.” Which one is your favorite?