"Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Jonathan Carroll on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Jonathan Carroll on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Jonathan Carroll on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Jonathan Carroll on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Jonathan Carroll on C. S. Lewis
"For an adult, eating alone at McDonald's is admitting a kind of defeat."
"It took me less than half a lifetime to realize that regret is one of the few guaranteed certainties. Sooner or later everything is touched by it, despite our naive and senseless hope that just this time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart."
"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
"The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic lights? Every time I see someone doing these things, I smile like a child."