Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Quote of the day III

Withywindle:
If only Cicero had been a pirate.


Indeed. Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune. Arrrrr.

2 comments:

arethusa said...

Cicero gave speeches about piracy. Does that count?

Withywindle said...

Or Jane Austen: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a traveling man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a boarding.

 
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