"The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind - a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."David Trimble on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."David Trimble on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."David Trimble on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."David Trimble on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."David Trimble on William Shakespeare