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PITHY QUOTES FROM PAST MASTERS



In considering the conditions of the case of India from the Indian point of view, it is necessary to include that of the natural wealth of the country, in that accessible state which our public works will soon realize. We cannot compute it; and the most moderate estimate would look like statistics from the desk of Baron Munchausen....


Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Volume 5, The India Question, Suggestions towards the future government of india (1858)

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