Quotations About / On:
Never burn bridges. Today's junior prick, tomorrow's senior partner.
(Kevin Wade, U.S. screenwriter, and Mike Nichols. Katharine Parker (Sigourney Weaver), in Working Girl (film) (1988).)
Under the Big Top, only two days counttoday and tomorrow.
(Fredric M. Frank (1911-1977), U.S. screenwriter, Barre Lyndon (1896-1972), British, and Theodore St. John (1907-1956), U.S. screenwiter. Narrator (Cecil B. Deille), The Greatest Show On Earth (1952).)
Today's Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if it continues to think, and if it becomes democratic.
(Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Czechoslovakia 1968 (1968).)
... my today's self perpetually slips out of any hold of it that I may try to take.
(Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976), Eminent British philosopher, O.. The Concept of Mind, p. 196, Hutchinson & Company (1949).)
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
(Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 3 (1944, rev. 1951).)
If Shakespeare were alive today and writing comedy for the movies, he would be the head-liner for the Mack Sennett studios.
(Robert Benchley (1889-1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Pluck and Luck, "Looking Shakespeare Over," Henry Holt (1925).)
Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos.
(Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "English Lit." Stately as a Galleon (1978).)
Oh, how much is today hidden by science! Oh, how much it is expected to hide!
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. "What Do Ascetic Ideals Mean?" essay 3, aph. 23, The Genealogy of Morals (1887).)
You can make children believe whatever you want, and the children of today are the soldiers and mothers of tomorrow.
(Dudley Nichols, U.S. screenwriter. Jean Renoir. Major Von Keller (Walter Slezak), This Land Is Mine (1943).)
Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
(Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, October 20, 1966, Gainesville, Florida.)