Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

Happy Birthday, Morrissey!

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 So Stephen Patrick Morrissey turns 50 today…   A man of words that have changed the world.  A lover of books, a reader complete… And indeed, one of the first Goths of our time. His favorite author is Oscar Wilde and in some ways Morrissey himself is (or was) a modern day Wilde.  His talent abounds; his fertility with language and metaphor… Read more »

Looking at the Stars

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I came across this splendid Oscar Wilde quotation today. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” I’ve rarely read truer words.   Now, I imagine that everyone thinks they are one of the “star gazers”– one of the people with their eyes skyward– as opposed to being merely mired in the muck… Read more »