"The public buys ..." Quote of Samuel Butler

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Notebooks, "Sequel to Alps and Sanctuaries," (1912).
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