Wish I'd said that - June 27, 2019

“When the affairs of a country are in a bad way it is useful to remember Oliver Cromwell’s advice to look back to the time when things went well and to try to see what subsequently went wrong. Complete success in such a task is rarely possible, but partial success would clearly repay the effort involved if it helped to unravel something of the tangled story of the rise and decline of great nations.”

Start of Introduction in F.R. Cowell Cicero and the Roman Republic