Truth, Justice, and

Truth, Justice, and
The American Way:
“using money you haven’t earned
to buy things you don’t need
to impress people you don’t like.”
—Robert Quillen

It’s OK to step back and work to impress yourself instead.

Robert Quillen (1887–1948) was a humorist who owned a money-losing small newspaper in Fountain Inn, S.C., but did well as a syndicated columnist and freelancing in popular magazines. He also wrote (but didn’t draw) two cartoon strips. He died at 61 — 15 years after publishing his own obituary. The quote is his definition of “Americanism”.

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