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An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it is also more nourishing.Mencken, H. L.
Source: H. L. MENCKEN, A Little Book in C Major, p. 19 .He later altered this to read concludes that it will also make better soup.A Book of Burlesques, p. 205 and A Mencken Chrestomathy, p. 617 . · This quote is about ideals and idealism · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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