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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
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As quoted in: Autobiography with letters (1939) by William Lyon Phelps, p. 965
Mark Twain
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Attributed. Variation: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.". Also attributed to Winston Churchill

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Born: November 30, 1835

Died: April 21, 1910 (aged 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, lecturer

Bio: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called the Great American Novel.

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