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
Link to this post
More quotes by Sumner, William Graham

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.