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Quote of the Week: Norman Davies

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"Historical change is like an avalanche. The starting point is a snow-covered mountainside that looks solid.  All the changes take place under the surface and are rather invisible.”

- Norman Davies. An English Historian and the author of several books on Polish and European history.

As quoted in the Financial Times, October 19, 2012. Lunch with the FT: Norman Davies, by Tony Barber.

Quote of the Week: Norman Davies

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“All political institutions will end sooner or later.  The question is when and how.  It’s our vanity that makes us think that what forms part of our world today must be stable and secure.”

Norman Davies. As quoted in the Financial Times, October 19, 2012. Lunch with the FT: Norman Davies, by Tony Barber.