Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Friday, 1 July 2016

We live in interesting times

Perhaps when musing on intra-European ideological differences it is fitting to reflect on the words of an American - Franklin D. Roosevelt once said: Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

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