Quotation by Samuel Butler

A sense of humour keen enough to show a man his own absurdities as well as those of other people will keep a man from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those that are worth committing.
Samuel Butler (1835–1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 131, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).
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