Quotation by Oscar Wilde

What between the duties expected of one during one's lifetime, and the duties exacted from one after one's death, land has ceased to be either a profit or a pleasure. It gives one position, and prevents one from keeping it up. That's all that can be said about land.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lady Bracknell, in The Importance of Being Earnest, act 1.
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