| Of all the animals, man is the only one
that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of
- "The Lowest Animal"
Illustration from first edition of FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
- What is Man?
Tommy Kelly in the 1938 production of THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
from the Dave Thomson collection
Recommended quote book: The Higher Animals: A Mark Twain Bestiary
Recommended reading: Mark Twain's Book of Animals
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