W. R. Inge
Quotations


Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. This is what makes the trade of historian so attractive.

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man.

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.



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