1906-1990, British Historian
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer –the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
A. J. P. Taylor – [Greatness]

Perfect soldier, perfect gentleman never gave offence to anyone not even the enemy.
A. J. P. Taylor – [Generals]

The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism.
A. J. P. Taylor – [Communism and Socialism]