People love to read about sins and errors, but not their own.
…animals behaved with purpose, it seemed. Unlike people.
Take your place, then. Look at what happened from every side and consider all the other ways it could have gone. Consider, even, an Africa unconquered altogether. Imagine those first Portuguese adventurers approaching the shore,...
A territory is only possessed for a moment in time.
People read books to escape the uncertainties of life.
Some of life’s greatest calls were answered not by the head but by the body.