It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.

Neil Gaiman (b. 1960) British fabulist
Good Omens, “Eleven Years Ago” [with Terry Pratchett] (1990)
Added on 4-Dec-08 | Last updated 15-Dec-09
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