history, Quotes, Society

An alternative way of looking at history 

The Silk Roads – Peter Frankopan

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Quotes, Society

Greed

​’Every now and again I am staggered by the extraordinary greed of these people,’ said Courilof. ‘An ordinary man has the right to be greedy, because he knows that otherwise he would starve to death. But these people who have everything — money, friends in high places, property — they never have enough. I just don’t understand it.
The Courilof Affair – Irene Nemirovsky

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Poetry, Quotes

From “Recalling War” by Robert Graves 

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