Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Phew! And nowadays?

Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie
make a writer.
Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

3 comments:

  1. Ach I don't even have one witty turn of phrsae but I have a hundred lies.. Does that count?

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  2. I don't stand a chance. No wit, no lies. Ah! well...At least I can read your Notebooks, Georgy!

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  3. Jams,
    were you not joking, this would predestine you for a fine political career.

    Claudia,
    anyone reading and enjoying Lichtenberg's 'Sudelb├╝cher' gives evidence of a certain amount of wit ...

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