Danny Thomas quotes

  • Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.

  • I was a narrative historian, believing more and more as I matured that the first function of the historian was to answer the child's question, "What happened next?

  • The evening sings in a voice of amber, the dawn is surely coming.

  • One sometimes finds what one is not looking for. When I woke up just after dawn on Sept. 28, 1928, I certainly didn’t plan to revolutionize all medicine by discovering the world’s first antibiotic, or bacteria killer. But I guess that was exactly what I did.

  • All the mortal world is a lethal enemy during those hours between dawn and dusk.

  • You should not be carried away by the dictation of the mind, but the mind should be carried by your dictation.

  • This is what the Sabbath should feel like. A pause. Not just a minor pause, but a major pause. Not just lowering the volume, but a muting. As the famous rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel put it, the Sabbath is a sanctuary in time.

  • It seems to me that more and more we've come to expect less and less from each other, and I think that should change.

  • The only reason you should be in college is to destroy it.

  • How should they answer?