Wikiquote:Quote of the day/June 18

  The history of a battle, is not unlike the history of a ball. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost, but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference as to their value or importance.

~ Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ~

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