We have only a slim chance of getting through the problems that face us now, but if too many Miniver Cheevys sit back to drink and long for a non-existent past, that slim chance will decrease to zero.

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) Russian-American author, polymath, biochemist
Familiar Poems, Annotated, “Miniver Cheevy” (1977)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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