Eric Hobsbawm on making your life

Men make their lives, but they do not make them just as they please, they do not make them under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly encountered, given and transmitted from the past and by the world around them.

Eric Hobsbawm in Jeremy Gordin’s Zuma: A Biography. Page x.

2 thoughts on “Eric Hobsbawm on making your life

  1. Thanks for sharing the motivational quote…. Totally makes sense to me….

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