The legendary humorist and author Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) was a master of “exploring the American soul with wit, buoyancy and a sharp eye for the truth.”
His works are a mother lode of quotable wisdom. He pulled heavily from real life, from his childhood experiences in Hannibal, Mo., to piloting riverboats to working as a miner.
What follows are 20 Mark Twain leadership quotes that every person can put to good use. Plus, check out all of our great infographics.
If you need more inspiration, you can find other inspiring leadership quotes from women, military leaders, or subjects like delegating or Innovation.
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Kevin Hardisty says
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Ken Bouwman says
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