History gives us a kind of chart, and we dare not surrender even a small rushlight in the darkness. The hasty reformer who does not remember the past will find himself condemned to repeat it.
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Source Notes: Source: JOHN BUCHAN, general introduction to The Nations of Today, a series of popular histories published in 19231924 under Buchans editorship. Each work contained Buchans introduction.Great Britain, vol. 1, p. 12 .See No. 1292 for Santayanas similar remark.
Rt. Hon. Lord Tweedsmuir