The world looks with some awe upon a man who appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or even power and fame. The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here is some one outside its jurisdiction; someone before whom its allurements may be spread in vain; some one strangely enfranchised, untamed, untrammelled by convention, moving independent of the ordinary currents of human action.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman and author
Speech, Oxford High School for Boys (3 Oct 1936)

At the unveiling of a monument to T. E. Lawrence.
Added on 7-Jun-10 | Last updated 7-Jun-10
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