Re: A Confederacy of Dunces
Originally Posted by kpresidente
Of course, almost by definition, anybody initially opposed to a true genius becomes the "dunce" after the genius is realized and accepted as such. Just sayin'.
Still a good quote for convincing everybody with a minority opinion that they're really just an unrecognized "true genius".
Stanley Moon: You're a nutcase! You're a bleedin' nutcase!
George Spiggott: They said the same of Jesus Christ, Freud, and Galileo.
Stanley Moon: They said it of a lot of nutcases too.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle