Tuesday, June 14, 2011

misc #40.

'The operation was successful,' Dawlish said as though explaining to a child.

I said, ' The operation was successful but the patient died.'

'You mustn't ask for too much.  Success is just a state of mind.  We don't get called in until there has already been a failure somewhere.  The trouble with young people nowadays is that they worship success.  Don't be so ambitious.'