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Find The Author II

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#44700
Fun:** (1.95)
Difficulty:** (1.85)
Category:Language
Submitted By:zigthepigAen****!

 

 

 



In each of these two quotes, the missing letters make up the author's name. There are more letters missing than there are for each name. The first quote is missing letters from the first name and the second quote is missing letters from the surname. Can you decipher the author?

_ little _in_e_ity i_ _ d_nge__u_ thing, _nd _ g_e_t de_l _f it i_ _b__lutely f_t_l.

_ a__ays __k_ to kno_ _v_ryth_ng about my n__ fr__n_s, an_ noth_ng about my o__ on_s.


Answer

Oscar Wilde.

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.

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