A. J. P. Taylor Quotes

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History gets thicker as it approaches recent times.


Human blunders...usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.


The politician performs upon the stage; the historian looks behind the scenery.

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Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair.  But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.