THE TIDE OF HISTORY | 2005-06-04
This Saturday on my radio show I will talk about "The Tide of History."
This comes from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
"There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the crest, leads on to fortune."
That is the story of revolution throughout history...
It makes no difference whatever what the revolution is about. It makes no difference whether the revolution is good or bad. They all depend on riding the tide.
A revolutionary is exactly like a surfer waiting for his wave. A hundred other surfers are waiting for the big wave. None of them can CREATE the wave. If the wave does not come, they will all be left standing there with their surfboards in their hands looking a little silly.
But there WILL be a wave. That is the nature of the ocean.
There WILL be a wave.
That is the nature of men.