I have a theory that too much learning unbalances the mind.
Diplomacy and virtue do not make easy companions.
If there is to be a human future, we must bring ourselves into balanced relationship with ...- David Korten
Government should do a few things, and do them right.- George W. Bush
Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.- Gerry Cooney
Politics is the science of who gets what, when, and why.- Sidney Hillman
Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.- Hans Magnus Enzensberger
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|Profession:||Historian, Journalist, Novelist|
Iain George Pears was born in Coventry, England. He is an English art historian, novelist and journalist. He earned his BA degree from Wadham College, Oxford. He earned his PhD from Wolfson College, Oxford. Before writing, he worked as a reporter for the BBC and correspondent for Reuters from 1982 to 1990 in Italy, France, UK and US. In 1987 he became a Getty Fellow in the Arts and Humanities at Yale University. He has written several historical-mystery novels include: An Instance of the Fingerpost(won Martin Beck Award), The Dream of Scipio, Stone's Fall, The Raphael affair, and Arcadia. He has written other books include: The Discovery of Painting, The immaculate deception, The Titian committee, The Bernini bust, The last judgement, Giotto's hand, Death and restoration, and The portrait(nominations: CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award).
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