“But I said that first!”
“Yes, possibly. I don’t recall.”
“You damn well know it’s the truth.”
“Possibly. But that doesn’t change the fact that it made me famous, not you, and that I’ll always be remembered for saying it.”
And so they continued on in the art world – one famous and basking in the glory of his stolen truism, the other one unknown and bitter.
– James Steerforth (© 2015)