Henri Pirenne Quotes (3 quotes)
“The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did not in any way alter this state of affairs.”
Mohammed and Charlemagne (2013 edition), Routledge - ISBN: 9781135030186
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”
―John Maynard Keynes
As quoted in: "Christianity and human relations in industry" (1951) by Sir George Schuster, p. 109
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
Discourses, Book I, ch. 24
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHenri Pirenne
Born: December 23, 1862
Died: October 25, 1935 (aged 72)
Bio: Henri Pirenne was a Belgian historian. A medievalist of Walloon descent, he wrote a multivolume history of Belgium in French and became a national hero. He also became prominent in the nonviolent resistance to the Germans who occupied Belgium in World War I.