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Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gongthese are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history.Churchill, Winston
Source: WINSTON CHURCHILL, speech, House of Commons, May 2, 1935.Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 18971963, ed. Robert Rhodes James, vol. 6, p. 5592 .Quoted by Senator John Tower, address delivered before the American Defense Preparedness Association, April 14, 1983.Congressional Record, April 20, 1983, vol. 129, p. S4989 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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