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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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#10

 

You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 1

 
#9
 

We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 18

 
#8
 

Jim was most ruined for a servant, because he got stuck up on account of having seen the devil and been rode by witches.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 2

 
#7
 

All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 23

 
#6
 

The pitifulest thing out is a mob; that's what an army is--a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers. But a mob without any MAN at the head of it is BENEATH pitifulness.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 22

 
#5
 

There warn't anybody at the church, except maybe a hog or two, for there warn't any lock on the door, and hogs likes a puncheon floor in summer-time because it's cool. If you notice, most folks don't go to church only when they've got to; but a hog is different.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 18

 
#4
 

Then the old man got to cussing and cussed everything and everybody he could think of, and then cussed them all over again to make sure he hadn't skipped any, and after that he polished off with a kind of a general cuss all round, including a considerable parcel of people which he didn't know the names of, and so called them what's-his-name when he got to them, and went right along with his cussing.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 6

 
#3
 

H'aint we got all the fools in town on our side? And ain't that a big enough majority in any town?

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 26

 
#2
 

What's the use you learning to do right, when it's troublesome to do right and ain't no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same?

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 16

 
#1
 

Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.

--MARK TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Author's Notice

 
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