[Ads-l] "Comparison is the thief of joy"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 5 20:15:03 UTC 2015

I don't know that one--it's quite eloquent, if not quite (tip o' hat to Joel) at the multidimensional level of "Time is the mayo in the BLT"…


On Jan 5, 2015, at 3:03 PM, Benjamin Torbert wrote:

> Question for the ante-dating ninjas:
> A student has asked me who said this.  He wants to pin it on Theodore
> Roosevelt, but I've heard it attributed to (of course) Mark Twain.
> Does anyone know what the real deal is?
> Thanks
> BT
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