Mark Twain Quotes

The blunting effects of slavery upon the slaveholder's moral perceptions are known and conceded the world over; and a privileged class, an aristocracy, is but a band of slaveholders under another name.

 
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910
Mark Twain
Mark Twain
  • Born: November 30, 1835
  • Died: April 21, 1910
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".