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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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    It isn’t safe to sit in judgment upon another person’s illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and the birds came and ate it up.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 4:4.

    There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it, and when he can.
    —Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)