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Quote of the Times, 1940: Winston Churchill: “I see great reason for intense vigilance and exertion, but none whatever for panic or despair.” (applies equally to 2018)

2018-04-22

“[the ]uplifting words of Winston Churchill to the British nation in June 1940, under the shadow of the Nazi conquest of France: ‘In casting up this dread balance sheet and contemplating our dangers with a disillusioned eye,’ Churchill declared, ‘I see great reason for intense vigilance and exertion, but none whatever for panic or despair.’ ”

thanks to this article in the New York Times.

(photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

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