Quotation of the Week 16

“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives”

(Abba Eban, speech in London, 16 December 1970)

Economic historian and numismatic consultant


  1. This seems to reflect the current British political scene – that’s why it was chosen, I guess! We have been in short supply of wisdom lately, at least its practical application.

  2. By nature people care only about their interests. Unfortunately, wisdom is for philosophers and gurus.

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