Chwast’s Quote: An Illustrated Italian proverb

A notable Italian proverb, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 140 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column.

"Bed is the poor man's opera." - Italian proverb

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