“The use of history is to give value to the present hour and its duty.’ But I’d add Goethe’s view, that the ‘best thing which we derive from history is the enthusiasm that it raises in us’.”


Juliet Barnes, The Ghost of Happy Valley: Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats
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