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Quotation by Harold Laski
A second-class mind dealing with third-class material is hardly a necessity of life.
Harold Laski (1893–1950), British political scientist. letter, Aug. 31, 1916, to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.. The Holmes-Laski Letters, ed. Mark DeWolfe Howe (1953).
Laski was referring to James's The Ambassadors.
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