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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1230
AUTHOR:Henry Louis Mencken (1880–1956)
QUOTATION:The value the world sets upon motives is often grossly unjust and inaccurate.
ATTRIBUTION:H. L. MENCKEN, A Mencken Chrestomathy, p. 12 (1949). This is the opening sentence of his essay, “The Scientist,” first published in The Smart Set, August 1919.
SUBJECTS:Motives
WORKS:H.L. Mencken Collection
 
 
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