Archive for February, 2013

Man is not God’s noblest creation

Monday, February 25th, 2013

My Mom, Dorothy M. (Figueroa) Conlon, will often quote the above remark when commenting upon human behavior, especially the mis- or mal- treatment of children, animals, or the oppressed. Although derived from the Mark Twain quote:

“The noblest work of God? Man. Who found it out? Man.”

Mark Twain’s Autobiography

I think Mom’s more succinct version is superior.