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a good man in the worst sense of the word

August 29, 2009

a good man in the worst sense of the word

Mark Twain

i.e. a man who does the ‘right’ thing for the wrong reasons – for appearance’s sake.


August 29, 2009

I really only had the nerve to become a comedian when I saw that I could make people laugh delivering sermons. I would resort to comedy to lighten the atmosphere of the temple because making people laugh is a better way to emphasise a point.

Jackie Mason, Independent Magazine, p.5, 28/6/3