All Art Is Quite Useless.
Only the shallows know themselves.
"I wish it were fin du globe," said Dorian with a sigh. "Life is a great disappointment."
"Alas! everything is an abyss — action, desire, dreams,
If you want to understand how Europe really works just remember that when it was first encountered here, syphilis was known as ‘the French disease’ in Italy, Poland and Germany, ‘the Italian disease’ in France, ‘the Spanish disease’ in Poland, ‘the Polish disease’ in Russia and ‘the Christian’ or ‘the Western disease’ in Turkey.