Quotes by Mark Twain

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All religions issue bibles against him, and say most injurious things about him, but we never hear his side.
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There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
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O Lord our God, help us tear their soldiers to bloody shreds with our shells; help us to cover their smiling fields with the pale forms of their patriot dead; help us to drown the thunder of the guns with the shrieks of their wounded, writhing in pain; help us to lay waste their humble homes with a hurricane of fire; help us to wring the hearts of their unoffending widows with unavailing grief; help us to turn them out roofless with their little children to wander unfriended the wastes of their desolated land in rags and hunger and thirst, sports of the sun flames of summer and the icy winds of winter, broken in spirit, worn with travail, imploring Thee for the refuge of the grave and denied it.
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Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write "very;" your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
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It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
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