It isn’t kind

Today´s Quotation is from The Nine Tailors by Dorothy Sayers.

“Yes – but your luck will come more at the end of life than at the beginning, because the other sort of people won’t understand the ways your mind works. They will start by thinking you dreamy and romantic, and then they’ll be surprised to discover that you are really hard and heartless. They’ll be quite wrong both times – but they won’t ever know it, and you won’t know it at first, and it’ll worry you.”

“But that’s just what the girls say at school. How did you know?… Though they are all idiot – mostly, that is.”

“Most people are” said Wimsey gravely, “but it isn’t kind to tell them so. I expect you do tell them so. Have a heart; they can’t help it…

From The Nine Tailors by Dorothy Sayers.

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