Facts about A. J. P. Taylor

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A. J. P. Taylor was a famous Historian from United Kingdom, who lived between March 25, 1906 and September 7, 1990. He/she became 84 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by J. P. Taylor, under the main topic Power.

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Famous quotes by A. J. P. Taylor (15)


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"There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting"
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"The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long"
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"The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight"
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"The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism"
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"Psychoanalysts believe that the only 'normal' people are those who cause no trouble either to themselves or anyone else"
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"Nothing is inevitable until it happens"
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"No war is inevitable until it breaks out"
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"No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic"
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"Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones"
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"Lenin was the first to discover that capitalism 'inevitably' caused war; and he discovered this only when the First World War was already being fought. Of course he was right. Since every great state was capitalist in 1914"
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"In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power"
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"Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness"
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"He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be - a student of history; and like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones"
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"A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients"
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"A master of improvised speech and improvised policies"


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