Mark Twain QuotesMark Twain, whose real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among Twain's novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".
If the statistics are right, the Jews constitute but one percent of the human race. It suggests a nebulous dim puff of star dust lost in the blaze of the Milky Way. Properly the Jew ought hardly to be heard of, but he is heard of, has always been heard of. He is as prominent on the planet as any other people, and his commercial importance is extravagantly out of proportion to the smallness of his bulk. His contributions to the world’s list of great names in literature, science, art, music, finance, medicine, and abstruse learning are also away out of proportion to the weakness of his numbers.