22 July 2011


"I have observed, that in Comedy, the best actor plays the part of the droll, while some scrub rogue is made the hero, or fine gentleman. So, in this Farce of Life, wise men pass their time in mirth, whilst fools only are serious."

Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751)


La Sombra Sofisticada said...

I'm afraid this is all too true.

Anonymous said...

"Who now reads Bolingbroke, who ever read him through?"