Neil MacGregor Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by Neil MacGregor

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Neil MacGregor quotes: Japan appears to be the birthplace of the soup and the home of the stew. Japan appears to be the birthplace of the soup and the home of the stew.
Neil MacGregor quotes: Objects let you tell a narrative that encompasses everybody. Texts don't. Objects let you tell a narrative that encompasses everybody. Texts don't.
Neil MacGregor quotes: Objects are better than text at conveying narrative Objects are better than text at conveying narrative
Neil MacGregor quotes: [The Persian Empire] left a dream of the Middle East as a unit, and a unit where people of different faiths could live together. [The Persian Empire] left a dream of the Middle East as a unit, and a unit where people of different faiths could live together.
Neil MacGregor quotes: in 1596 a man called William Wayte claimed to have been set upon by four assailants outside the Swan Theatre in 1596 a man called William Wayte claimed to have been set upon by four assailants outside the Swan Theatre
Neil MacGregor quotes: For the Greeks, there was no single canonical version of creation, but a number of overlapping stories. For the Greeks, there was no single canonical version of creation, but a number of overlapping stories.
Neil MacGregor quotes: Altogether one quarter of German territory was lost in 1945, territory which had for many centuries belonged to Germany. Altogether one quarter of German territory was lost in 1945, territory which had for many centuries belonged to Germany.
Neil MacGregor quotes: For many, the icon of the British Museum is the Rosetta Stone, that administrative by-product of the Greek imperial adventure in Africa. For many, the icon of the British Museum is the Rosetta Stone, that administrative by-product of the Greek imperial adventure in Africa.
Neil MacGregor quotes: A collection that embraces the whole world allows you to consider the whole world. That is what an institution such as the British Museum is for. A collection that embraces the whole world allows you to consider the whole world. That is what an institution such as the British Museum is for.
Neil MacGregor quotes: It is, as we know, the victors who write the history, especially when only the victors know how to write. It is, as we know, the victors who write the history, especially when only the victors know how to write.