Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Today's Nibley Quote

From "Nobody to Blame" CWHN 17:125:
Seen in proper perspective, the doings of the learned are high comedy, and we who profess publicly and for a fee are fair game for any criticism, as Justice Learned Hand has noted in a significant decision: "It is indeed not true that all ridicule . . . or all disagreeable comment . . . is actionable; a man must not be too thin-skinned or a self important prig."