"A sense of ..." Quote of Samuel Butler

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A sense of humour keen enough to show a man his own absurdities as well as those of other people will keep a man from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those that are worth committing.

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 131, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).