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A. J. P. Taylor – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by A. J. P. Taylor


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.

– A. J. P. Taylor

There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment – and nothing more corrupting.

– A. J. P. Taylor

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.

– A. J. P. Taylor