History Nugget #8: February 2019

“Nor were they just like we are. Their present was part of a different time, and because of that, they were different from us. We have to take into consideration, for example, all they had to contend with that we don’t even have to think about- all the inconveniences, discomforts, and fears. And the hard, hard work.”

McCullough, David. The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017). p. 87.

  3 comments for “History Nugget #8: February 2019

  1. February 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    I need to remind people not to judge the past while looking through 21st Century eyes. It was a different world.

    Liked by 2 people

    • February 10, 2019 at 2:36 pm

      It certainly was. Remarkable changes have taken place in just my lifetime (60 years). Different pressures and expectations. Thank you sir.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. February 12, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    Boy he sure said it! Great quote to share with us!

    Liked by 1 person

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