Archive for February 25th, 2015

[On China in 1935…]  No victory of arms, or tyranny of alien finance, can long suppress a nation so rich in resources and vitality.  The invader will lose funds or patience before the loins of China will lose virility;  within a century China will have absorbed and civilized her conquerors, and will have learned all the technique of what transiently bears the name of modern industry;  roads and communications will give her unity, economy and thrift will give her funds, and a strong government will give her order and peace.
    —   Will Durant
From his book:  “The History of Civilization:  Our Oriental Heritage
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2014 Relax And Lead
2013 Location, Location, Location
2012 Are You Really Good?
2011 Relatively Objective, Anyway

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