Friday, November 22, 2019

People are Complicated

He was one of the most remarkable people I have ever known, combining in one contradictory personality, great kindness with vitriolic hatred, amazing charm and ability with an almost irrational irresponsibility, wit and humour with depression and frustration, arrogance and a certain ruthlessness with naïveté and childish vanity.

- Historian Sir John Wheeler-Bennett on American diplomat William C. Bullitt

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