Alfred B. Mittington’s
Golden Quotebook (1)
In the light of present developments in Greece, this magnificent line from Hector High Munroe seems worthy of repetition:
The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally.
[Saki, ‘The Jesting of Arlington Stringham’, 1908]
Ithaca, 8 February 2012 (blood pressure coming down gradually: 125 / 80)