People who laugh so heartily at what they themselves have said, when it is not funny, dispense us accordingly, by taking upon themselves the responsibility for the mirth, from joining in it.[Les gens qui rient si fort de ce qu’ils disent, et qui n’est pas drôle, nous dispensent par là, en prenant à leur charge l’hilarité, d’y participer.]

Source:Part One, Vol. II: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower (1919)
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