Mark Twain Takes on Cornelius Vanderbilt

“You seem to be the idol of only a crawling swarm of small souls, who love to glorify your most flagrant unworthiness in print or praise your vast possessions worshippingly; or sing of your unimportant private habits and sayings and doings, as if your millions gave them dignity.” Mark Twain 1869 Wait there’s more: ”Poor […]