Quotation by Mark Twain

No throne exists that has a right to exist, and no symbol of it, flying from any flagstaff, is righteously entitled to wear any device but the skull and crossbones of that kindred industry which differs from royalty only businesswise-merely as retail differs from wholesale.
Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910), U.S. author. The American Claimant, ch. 10 (1892).
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