Mark Twain’s Profound Insight into the Entrepreneur

mark-twain-1The fact that Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born shortly after a visit by Halley’s Comet could arguably be the tongue-in-cheek reason for his meteoric rise as a writer, entrepreneur, publisher, humorist and lecturer.  His wit and satire, in prose and in speech, earned praise from critics and peers, and he was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty. Mark Twain’s simple observation demonstrates his profound insight into the quest of the entrepreneur:

“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.”

 

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