Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - August 30, 2013
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
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Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)  
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
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Richard Feynman (1918 - 1988)  
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
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Sidney J. Harris  
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
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Laurens Van der Post, The Lost World of the Kalahari (1958)  
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