Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Happy Birthday, Oscar

WildeToday in 1854, in Dublin, one of the world's most quotable men - Oscar Wilde - was born.

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.

And, of course,

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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At 11:39 PM, October 16, 2012 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

Did you see Alexandra Petri's "Compost" chat today in which she quoted Wilde left and right?


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