More From Arnold J. Toynbee
- "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."
- "The equation of religion with belief is rather recent."
- "The human race’s prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves."
More In History
- "Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life."― Jacques Chirac
- "The history of Wall Street is inseparable from New York."― Ron Chernow
- "Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price."― Robert Orben