Posted by masakim on January 07, 2003
In Reply to: I have nothing to declare but my genius posted by Bruce Kahl on January 07, 2003
: : : Can anyone give
me the explanation of the quote:
: : : "I have nothing to declare but my genius"
: : http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/191400.html
: It is a smart alecky response that Oscar Wilde gave to a customs inspector upon his entering the US which today would probably get you detained for a year or so.
I have nothing to declare except my genius. (Quoted in _Oscar Wilde_ by Frank Harris Oscar)