Quotation by Robert Benchley

There are several natural phenomena which I shall have to have explained to me before I can keep on going as a resident member of the human race. One is the metamorphosis which hats and suits undergo exactly one week after their purchase, whereby they are changed from smart, intensely becoming articles of apparel into something children use when they want to "dress up like daddy."
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea or David Copperfield, "I Am in the Book," Henry Holt (1928).
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