Quote of the day 20th January 2022

Here is a complete sentence, the first part of which is one of the quotes which in history has been most  often taken out of context with dire consequences. Those who make apologies for despots often repeat it without the last five words.


Regimes and leaders which set out to be feared without making any attempt to be loved or respected may survive for a time. But none lasts forever - and I can't think of one such regime that left anything behind which was worth much.


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