Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
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Quotes by Mark Twain · Quotes from Pudd'nhead Wilson · Quotes about sin · Quotes about humanity · Quotes about censorship · Quotes about forbidding

Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.

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Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.