Quote for the Week

thing you love

Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard,
Some do it with a bitter look,
Some with a flattering word,
The coward does it with a kiss,
The brave man with a sword!

–Oscar Wiled, “The Ballad of Reading Gaol”, Pt. I, st. 7; courtesy of Wikiquote

Posted on 01/03/2015, in literature, poetry, quote of the week, quotes and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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