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“Poor, poor Paris. Killed by complacency.”

18 November 2015

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“Romans before the fall,were as certain as we are today that their world would continue for ever substantially unchanged. They were wrong. We would be wise not to repeat their complacency.”

– Bryan Ward-Perkins, Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization

 

I came across this qoute in an article by Niall Ferguson, here.

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