Memories of a Walk on the Appian Way, Some Years Ago
Epub: Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz
"Suetonius, in holding up a mirror to those Caesars of diverting legend, reflects not only them but ourselves: half-tamed creatures, whose great moral task is to hold in balance the angel and the monster within— for we are both, and to ignore this duality is to invite disaster." Gore Vidal, On Our Own Now
The Banks must be restrained, and the financial system reformed, with balance restored to the economy, before there can be any sustainable recovery.