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Every man likes the smell of his own farts.
Icelandic proverb, collected by W.H. Auden and Louis Kronenberger in The Viking Book of Aphorisms (1962).

A form of the proverb also existed in ancient Rome, as attested by playwright Terence in Andria, act 4, sc. 2: "Every man's ordure well/To his own sense doth smell" (trans. by John Florio).
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