Quotation by Samuel Beckett

"To my thinking" boomed the Professor, begging the question as usual, "the greatest triumph of the human mind was the calculation of Neptune from the observed vagaries of the orbit of Uranus."
"And yours," said the P.B.
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1934. More Pricks than Kicks, p. 67, Grove Press (1970).

"The P.B." is a character in the novel called The Polar Bear.
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