Feb 16, 2007

The Quote Shelf

Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. --Jonathan Swift


microdot said...

Ha, The refernce to the title by the great novel The Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole!
I loved the book, now I know where the title came from! Merci Monsieur Mike!

historymike said...

That was news to me, too, Microdot.

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole is one of my alltime favorite books.