BPR Quote of the Day:
BPR Editor’s Note: I love this poster, but the quote is actually from Voltaire, not Oscar Wilde.
Thanks for the clarification, Colin. I always give credit to the person who said the quote first. By the way, if you like quotes, check out my quotationquotient.com web site.
You’re both right and wrong. Voltaire said it first. Oscar Wilde also said it. I suspect he stole it from Voltaire, since the wording is identical, albeit that Voltaire wrote in French. If Wilde translated it he could have been fairly confident of getting away with claiming it, since there were n’t the pedants around there are today. Like me, I suppose.
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