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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

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    Such is the human race. Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath...
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 2:27.

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    He is a stranger to me but he is a most remarkable man—and I am the other one. Between us, we cover all knowledge; he knows all that can be known and I know the rest
    —Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)