Of all the animals of prey, man is the only sociable one.
Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
The Beggar's Opera: John Gay

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Quote of the week

'You don’t believe in fairy tales do you?’

The Duke of Edinburgh, on being told by the managing director of a leading wind farm company that 'onshore wind farms were one of the most cost-effective forms of renewable energy'.


  1. He's still got all his marbles then.

  2. Indeed he has, AKH, together with the balls to speak his mind.

  3. The Duke, because of age etc. is now in a position to speak his mind more. This could really become interesting.

  4. Demetrius, I rather feel he's looking forward to it very much indeed.


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