Aphorisms Galore!

Men make history, and not the other w...

This is an aphorism from Aphorisms Galore!'s official collection.

Comment#  ·   Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  ·  one comment

Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry S Truman, in Law and Politics

Comments on This Aphorism

Post a Comment

Comment(no title)  ·  posted 2002 by Mary

Does anyone have any idea where to find this quotation? Even the Truman library couldn't find it.

Thanks for your help.


Post a Comment