Quotation by John Dos Passos

I know a guy onct married a girl like that, carried on and bawled an' made out he'd knocked her up. He married her all right an' she turned out to be a goddam whore and he got the siph off'n her... You take it from me, boy...Love 'em and leave 'em, that's the only way for stiffs like us.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Ben Evans in The Forty-Second Parallel, of the trilogy U.S.A., The Modern Library, Random House, Inc. (1937).

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