William Norman Ewer Quote
Quoted in The Week-End Book (1924). Cecil Browne responded in 1924 as follows: ‘‘But not so odd / As those who choose / A Jewish God / Yet spurn the Jews.’’
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
“Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.”
Buffalo Bill Museum (1995 edition)
As quoted in Path for Greatness : Spiritualty at Work (2000) by Linda J. Ferguson, p. 51
William Norman Ewer
Bio: William Norman Ewer was a British journalist, remembered mostly now for a few lines of verse. He was known as William or Norman, and by the nickname Trilby. He was prominent writing on foreign affairs for the London Daily Herald. It is now increasingly well established that he spied for the Soviet Union during the 1920s.
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“Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.”