H.G. Wells

“A shambling, hairy, brutish, but probably very cunning creature with a big brain behind; so someone, I think it was Sir Harry Johnston, has described Homo Neanderthalensis. To this day we must still use similar terms to describe the soul of the politician. The statesman has still to oust the politician from his lairs and weapon heaps. History has still to become a record of human dignity. Finance”


H.G. Wells, The Outline of History
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The Outline of History (illustrated & annotated) The Outline of History by H.G. Wells
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