Day 137: May 17 – Good Things Are Hard

~ The Park of Versailles

Wisdom

The best is the enemy of the good

~ Voltaire

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Wit

To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.

~ Oscar Wilde

What Happened

1510: Death of Italian painter Sandro Botticelli.

1792: The New York Stock Exchange is established at 70 Wall Street in New York.

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