Many A Truth Is Told In Jest

Today I’m posting what I’m planning as a recurring feature here at The Glittering Eye: painfully true statements from great humorists. Here’s my first pick.

The more destruction there is everywhere, the more it shows the activity of town authorities.

That’s Russia’s greatest humorist, Nikolai Gogol, from his great play, The inspector General. I had no idea that Gogol had lived in Chicago.

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  • Andy Link

    I love Gogol – so much of his stuff is timeless.

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