I cannot help feeling that, in presenting the facts in the guise of fiction, you have, in spite of yourself, shewn them in a false light

[Oswyn] Murray, a professional historian, omits crucial information. He never indicates that M. never became a British subject

It is one of the grotesque faults of our specialised culture that one is disgraced if one ignores the latest German dissertation

If directors can ask important questions that the chief executive hasn’t already thought of, he ought to be replaced

I well remember his astonishment and almost fury when, in answer to his question on what Oxford thought about Donatus and Priscian

If you are not a brand, you are a commodity

Das aufmerksame Zuhören ist eine in der Gesellschaft im Ganzen so selten zu findende Eigenschaft, dass Männer und Frauen, die es vermögen, immer auffallen

Women are no longer distinctive in order to have their pictures shown in the great fashion magazines

As I have discovered over the years, when Australians are criticised they either cry or get indignant. Few reflect on why they are being criticised

It is difficult to get a man to understand something if his salary depends on his not understanding it