all cats are grey in the dark love

all cats are grey in the dark

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  • phrase In the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.

Etymologies

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Attributed to Benjamin Franklin, explaining why to take an older woman to bed, but appears in John Heywood's book of proverbs (1546) as 'When all candles be out, all cats be gray.'

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