Quotation by Robert Benchley

A child of three cannot raise its chubby fist to its mouth to remove a piece of carpet which it is through eating, without being made the subject of a psychological seminar of child-welfare experts, and written up, along with five hundred other children of three who have put their hands to their mouths for the same reason.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. No Poems or Around the World Backwards and Sideways, "How the Doggie Goes," Harper & Brothers (1932).
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