D. W. Brogan Quotes (3 quotes)
“Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”
―Orison Swett Marden
"Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties", (1894), pages 8 and 10
“Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne,—
Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown,
Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.”
―James Russell Lowell
The Present Crisis (1844)
“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.”
The Mourning Bride (1697), Act III, sc. i
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D. W. Brogan
Bio: Sir Denis William Brogan, Scottish author and historian. He studied in Glasgow, Oxford, and Harvard. From 1939 to 1968, he was a fellow of Peterhouse and professor of political science in Cambridge. In 1963, he received a knighthood. He was the brother of journalist Colm Brogan and the father of historian Hugh Brogan.