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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 137 of H.L. Mencken’s October 1921 Smart Set essay, “Venus at the Domestic Hearth,” as this essay is reprinted in A Second Mencken Chrestomathy (1995):

The most steadily charming of all human beings, male or female, is the one who is tolerant, unprovocative, good-humored, kind.