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Quotation by Oscar Wilde
In the old times men carried out their rights for themselves as they lived, but nowadays every baby seems born with a social manifesto in its mouth much bigger than itself.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Prince Paul, in Vera, or the Nihilists, act 3.
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