Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Respect His Theory

Caroline Bonaparte, wife of Marshal Joachim Murat, with their kidsWe must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the same sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

-- H. L. Mencken (1880-1956), writer, editor, and critic, Minority Report : H.L. Mencken's Notebooks (1956)

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