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Jane Clemens

  • People born to be hanged are safe in water.

    • Jane Clemens,
    • in Albert Bigelow Paine, The Boys' Life of Mark Twain ()
  • Never learn to do anything. If you don't learn you'll always find someone else to do it for you.

    • Jane Clemens,
    • in Samuel Langhorne Clemens, with Caroline Thomas Harnsberger, ed., Mark Twain at Your Fingertips ()

Jane Clemens, U.S. storyteller, mother of Mark Twain

(1803 - 1890)

Full name: Jane Sarah Lampton Clemens.