Posts Tagged 'Arnold J. Toynbee'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/06/14

Time treated Toynbee as a celebrity, March 17,...

Time treated Toynbee as a celebrity, March 17, 1947. read the Time article (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Historical events are not inevitable; it is only in retrospect that they seem so.”   —   Arnold Toynbee

English: McCain - Obama presidential race; imp...

English: McCain – Obama presidential race; imperialism (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(I think our leaders took this statement to heart . . . and then some!  We seem intent on making the world . . . to our liking.  But, the rest of the world seems to object to our manipulations.  I wonder why?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/01/13

 

ArnoldToynbee1961

ArnoldToynbee1961 (Photo credit: cesarharada.com)

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.”   —   Arnold J. Toynbee

(That’s what’s been lacking in my life!  Hope you all have had better luck in this regard.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/18/10

Arnold J. Toynbee, British historian

Image via Wikipedia

Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.”   — Arnold J. Toynbee

(This man had such great insight.  He also came to realize that human growth was a voyage and not a harbor.  He could recognize the errors of his ways, and change his opinions, when confronted with newer – to him – facts and truths.  He realized the value of keeping an open mind.  He serves as an example to us all.)   — YUR


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