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

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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).