...no man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

H. L. Mencken

United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)

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