"Almost everything gets attributed to Oscar Wilde eventually."

— Antiquary, Literature Network Forums
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"Twain never said it. The quote is actually ‘I have never killed any one, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction.’ It was written by Clarence Darrow, attorney in the Scopes monkey trials, in his autobiography ‘The Story of My Life.’"

Tweeting Twain Quotes That Never Were, regarding the recently popular pseudo-Twain quote “I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.” (via nickdouglas)

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"Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves."

— Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness