Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves.

William Graham Sumner (1840-1910) American minister, sociologist, anthropologist.
The Independent, “The Banquet of Life” (28 Jun. 1887)

(also cited 23 Jun.)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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