• Marry, sir, they praise me and make an ass of me. Now my foes tell me plainly I am an ass; so that by my foes, sir, I profit in the knowledge of myself, any by my friends I am abused; so that, conclusions to be as kisses, if your four negatives make your two affirmatives, why then, the worse for my friends, and the better for my foes.

    William Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan (2000). “The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works”, p.1211, Cengage Learning EMEA