Month: May 2020

A QUESTION OF FOOTING THE BILL

“To admit error and cut losses is rare among individuals, unknown among states. States function only in terms of what those in control perceive as power or personal ambition, and both of these wear blinkers.” ― Barbara W. Tuchman, A… Read More ›

WHAT NEXT?

“She found it hard to believe that there would be any bold moves, because too many people had dirty flour in their bags, and people with filthy fingers are hardly enthusiastic about digging up the past.” ― Sofi Oksanen, Puhdistus… Read More ›

THE WINDS OF CHANGE

“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” ― Bertrand Russell “You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.” ― Aldous… Read More ›