Monday, February 22, 2010

History Lesson

Marx said: "History repeats itself; the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce."

Santayana said: "He who cannot learn from history is doomed to repeat it."

I says: "Since farce is preferable to tragedy, it appears incautious to learn too much from the past."

quotes subtly altered for purposes of making post look cleverer than it is