Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Lord Dunsany, fully Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany

Ango-Irish Dramatist, Storyteller, Playwright, Dramatist and Writer

"Man knows his littleness; his own mountains remind him; but the dreams of man make up for our faults and failings; for the brevity of our lives, for the narrowness of our scope; they leap over boundaries and are away and away."

"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders."

"Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities."