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Allan Massie

Allan Massie (born 1938) is a Scottish journalist, columnist, sports writer and novelist.

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    A lunatic may be “soothed,”... for a time, but in the end, he is very apt to become obstreperous. His cunning, too, is proverbial, and great.... When a madman appears thoroughly sane, indeed, it is high time to put him in a straight jacket.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    Blunders are an inescapable feature of war, because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
    —Allan Massie (b. 1938)