Arnold J. Toynbee Quote

We human beings do have some genuine freedom of choice and therefore some effective control over our own destinies. I am not a determinist. But I also believe that the decisive choice is seldom the latest choice in the series. More often than not, it will turn out to be some choice made relatively far back in the past.


The New York Times (5 March 1961)


We human beings do have some genuine freedom of choice and therefore some effective control over our own destinies. I am not a determinist. But I...

We human beings do have some genuine freedom of choice and therefore some effective control over our own destinies. I am not a determinist. But I...

We human beings do have some genuine freedom of choice and therefore some effective control over our own destinies. I am not a determinist. But I...

We human beings do have some genuine freedom of choice and therefore some effective control over our own destinies. I am not a determinist. But I...