Antony Beevor Quotes

Top 34 wise famous quotes and sayings by Antony Beevor

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Antony Beevor quotes: I love 'Blackadder,' but history it certainly ain't. I love 'Blackadder,' but history it certainly ain't.
Antony Beevor quotes: I can't envisage stopping writing. I can't envisage stopping writing.
Antony Beevor quotes: I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences. I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences.
Antony Beevor quotes: The British bombing of Caen beginning on D-Day in particular was stupid, counter-productive and above all very close to a war crime. The British bombing of Caen beginning on D-Day in particular was stupid, counter-productive and above all very close to a war crime.
Antony Beevor quotes: Restorers of paintings and pottery follow a code of conduct in their work to distinguish the original material from what they are adding later. Restorers of paintings and pottery follow a code of conduct in their work to distinguish the original material from what they are adding later.
Antony Beevor quotes: I think it's outrageous if a historian has a 'leading thought' because it means they will select their material according to their thesis I think it's outrageous if a historian has a 'leading thought' because it means they will select their material according to their thesis
Antony Beevor quotes: The power of historical fiction for bad and for good can be immense in shaping consciousness of the past. The power of historical fiction for bad and for good can be immense in shaping consciousness of the past.
Antony Beevor quotes: The greatest heroes of the Normandy battlefield were the unarmed medics, whom snipers often shot at despite their Red Cross armbands. The greatest heroes of the Normandy battlefield were the unarmed medics, whom snipers often shot at despite their Red Cross armbands.
Antony Beevor quotes: Some novelists want to give people in history a voice because they have been denied it in the past. Some novelists want to give people in history a voice because they have been denied it in the past.
Antony Beevor quotes: Every country has its own perspective on the Second World War. This is not surprising when experiences and memories are so different. Every country has its own perspective on the Second World War. This is not surprising when experiences and memories are so different.
Antony Beevor quotes: History is never tidy. History is never tidy.
Antony Beevor quotes: The blurring of fact and fiction has great commercial potential, which is bound to be corrupting in historical terms. The blurring of fact and fiction has great commercial potential, which is bound to be corrupting in historical terms.
Antony Beevor quotes: A blend of fact and fiction has been used in various forms since the dawn of creative writing, starting with sagas and epic poems. A blend of fact and fiction has been used in various forms since the dawn of creative writing, starting with sagas and epic poems.
Antony Beevor quotes: When I was a child I had something called Perthes' Disease which meant I was on crutches, so I was bullied at school and all that sort of stuff. When I was a child I had something called Perthes' Disease which meant I was on crutches, so I was bullied at school and all that sort of stuff.
Antony Beevor quotes: I just write the sort of book that I would enjoy reading myself, a book that is both scholarly and recreates the experience of people at that time. I just write the sort of book that I would enjoy reading myself, a book that is both scholarly and recreates the experience of people at that time.
Antony Beevor quotes: I feel slightly uneasy at the way historians are consulted as if history is going to repeat itself. It never does. I feel slightly uneasy at the way historians are consulted as if history is going to repeat itself. It never does.