“Those days are past now, and we have…”

“Those days are past now, and we have moderated from our revolutionary fervor, but the thing I still admire about our organization is its expertise.  High ideals are all very well, and indeed I have them, but what people everywhere admire most are the men who know what they are doing and get things done, like us, the true professionals.”
–G. Berkeley
The Yellow Faction
written by Rex Gordon

This is one in a series of quotations. 

I’ve been working, from time to time, on a book of quotations for many years.  I call it, “The Mind Boggles”, from one of my favorite quotations.  I do source quotations a bit differently from a lot of people.  In the case of a work of a fiction, I consider that the character said the line…not the author.  As a bit of an author myself (in a minor way), I can tell you…my characters definitely say things that I would never say.  These are all quotations that I’ve collected myself: I’ve read the book, seen the TV episode, and so on. 

Hope you enjoy them!

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle

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