E. P. Thompson
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
E. P. Thompson (February 3, 1924 - August 28, 1993) was an English historian, socialist and peace campaigner.
- It is only when the dustbins linger in the street, the unsorted post piles up -- it is only when the power workers throw across the switches and look out into a darkness of their own making -- that the servants know suddenly the great unspoken fact about our society; their own daily power.