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Quotation by Joseph Epstein
One serious drawback about letters is that, in order to get them, one must send some out. When it comes to the mail, I feel it is better to receive than to give.
Joseph Epstein (b. 1937), U.S. writer. The Middle of My Tether, "A Man of Letters," W.W. Norton (1983).
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