Quotation by Robert Benchley

There are various forms of the disease which the victim is unable to say "No." Some of these forms are more serious than others, and often lead to electrocution or marriage.... "No-phobia" reaches its height of futility when someone is giving you directions as to how to reach some place that you really want to reach.... The result is, I spend the night crashing up and down the wrong streets and am known as a boor who never arrives on time. And all because I didn't have the guts to say, "I haven't the slightest idea what you are talking about."
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. After 1903What? "I Know of It," Harper & Brothers (1938).
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