More From Arnold J. Toynbee
- "Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice."
- "As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility."
- "Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God."
More In History
- "I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history."― Frank Luntz
- "Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they’re whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they’ve got. I can’t possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to."― David Cronenberg
- "Surely every band wants to be a pivotal point in history."― Alex Kapranos