Monday, 16 November 2015



"The fear that a designing foreigner may one day make him unknowingly eat a cat is still present in some form or another in most British minds."

Lord Edward Cecil.

"If diversity was strength the former Yugoslavia would have been a world power."

Robert Stewart

"Prejudice is latent wisdom."

Edmund Burke

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."

Bertrand Russell

"All questions are ultimately theological." That sounded like Hilaire Belloc but I tracked it down at length - it is Cardinal Manning

"Every major question in history is a religious question."

Belloc said this - which is very apposite 72 hours after over a hundred people were killed by ISIS terrorists in Paris.

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