“As Someone Once Said” | Will Rogers

This quote comes from “Chapter X: Zero-One-Two” in Miss Missy’s School Book I: A Pack of Farm Dogs Starts a School. This is a funny chapter! I don’t want to give it away, but the premise is that Bebe thinks she knows how to do something, and Jordan tells her she’s doing it wrong. But she won’t believe him. Even as he tries to explain it to her, she insists she’s doing it correctly. Finally, in frustration, Bebe says,

“As someone once said” | John Locke (not that one, the other one)

I hope you make some new friends here at Miss Missy’s School! Before you begin reading the story, though, I must tell you something. Some of your new friends have foibles— minor shortcomings.

Gilbert likes to say, “As someone once said…” and then quotes a famous person. But he never tells us who said what!