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Quotation by Iris Murdoch
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
Iris Murdoch (b. 1919), British novelist, philosopher. Bradley Pearson, in The Black Prince, pt. 1 (1972).
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