Posts Tagged ‘Conor Cruise O’Brien’

Quote of the day, Jan. 28

January 28, 2015

Conor Cruise O’Brien, on┬áhistory

“Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 14

September 14, 2013

Conor Cruise O’Brien, on history

“Of history and its consequences it may be said: ‘Those who can, gloat; those who can’t, brood.'”