This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. Albert Einstein

The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!' John F. Kennedy