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The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.

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A bit about Jorge Luis Borges ...

Jorge Luis Borges ([x.xe lwis b.xs]) (August 24, 1899 June 14, 1986) was an Argentine writer who is considered to be one of the foremost writers of the 20th century. Best-known in the English speaking world for his short stories and fictive essays, Borges was also a poet, critic, and man of letters.

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