We might define an eccentric as a man who is a law unto himself, and a crank as one who, having determined what the law is, insists on laying it down to others.

Louis Kronenberger (1904-1980) American critic, novelist, biographer
Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life, 3.3 (1954)
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