Mr. FitzgeraldI believe that is how he spells his nameseems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.
(Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948), U.S. writer. quoted in Nancy Milford, Zelda, pt. 2, ch. 7 (1970). "The Beautiful and the Damned," Tribune (New York, April 2, 1922).
review of F. Scott Fitzgerald. "On one page," she elaborated, "I recognized a portion of an old diary of mine which mysteriously disappeared shortly after my marriage.")
flight from tyranny does not of itself insure a safe asylum, far less a happy home.
(Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. "The Encantadas" (1854), sketch tenth, The Piazza Tales and Other Prose Pieces 1839-1860, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 9, eds. Harrison Hayford, Alma A. MacDougall, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1987).)
While I play the good husband at home, my son and his servant spend all at the university.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Vincentio, in The Taming of the Shrew, act 5, sc. 1, l. 68-70.
Mistakenly thinking his son Lucentio is a spendthrift; "good husband" = careful manager.)