In my opinion most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer – the wealth prestige and grandeur that went with the power.

A. J. P. Taylor Power Quote

There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment – and nothing more corrupting.

A. J. P. Taylor Peace Quote

He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be – a student of history and like most of those who study history he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.

A. J. P. Taylor History Quote