And those who do not learn from the past are doomed to repeat it, of course.
The past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.
– William Faulkner
And…There’s something to be admired about the way the Chinese always take the long view of history and reality itself for that matter.
Interviewer: What do you as Chinese premier, think of the French Revolution [that took place 200 years ago]?
Chou en Lai, Premier of the People’ Republic of China: It’s too soon to tell.
– Interview with Chinese premier Chou en Lai, 1970’s