Quotation by Robert Benchley

I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway stations and street corners, I gather that there are a great many men who share my dislike for it, as well as an equal number of women who ... believe it to be the solution to most of this world's problems.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Pluck and Luck, "Ask That Man," Henry Holt (1925).
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