Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910) American author and humorist. Nineteenth century author of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Puddinhead Wilson, and others.






"In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing."

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