Norman Foster Baron Foster of Thames Bank Biography

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    O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper,
    Which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sentence of our classical dictionary.... We moderns, on the other hand, collect only the raw materials of biography and history, “memoirs to serve for a history,” which is but materials to serve for a mythology.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The wind’s on the wold
    And the night is a-cold,
    And Thames runs chill
    ‘Twixt mead and hill.
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    Is the old house here
    And my heart is warm
    Midst winter’s harm.
    William Morris (1834–1896)

    I assure you that in our next class we will concern ourselves solely with the history of Egypt, and not with the more lurid and non-curricular subject of living mummies.
    Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Prof. Norman (Frank Reicher)

    Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
    —John Foster Dulles (1888–1959)

    The wrinkles in my brow,
    The furrows in my face,
    Say, limping age will lodge him now
    Where youth must give him place.
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)