David Longley <David at longley.demon.co.uk> wrote in
news:6hrR5FFiFgiBFwKK at longley.demon.co.uk:
> a vast gulf, insufficiently remarked, separates
> those who are primarily concerned to have been right from
> those who are primarily concerned to be right. The latter, I
> like to think, will inherit the earth.'
> W.V. Quine
> The Time of My Life (1985).
Is he saying people who are concerned with with what they will be doing are
meak? In comparison to people who are concerned with what they have done?