The importance of being moderate


  • Business
  • Saturday, 16 Aug 2014

THE 19th century playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde, who wrote the successful play, “The Importance of Being Earnest”, made his name by playing with words in contradiction and double meaning.

Earnest was not just the name of a principal character in the play, but also meant being determined. Wilde, a man of notable success and excesses, said “Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.”

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