48% done with They Were Counted

So much of what happens in Hungary is all based on misconception of what was said, such as the duel, and even Baliant’s throwaway remark, “God helps those who help themselves!”. The locals think he is trying to help himself – to their stuff.

“People at the top don’t realize, when they make even a quite simple order, that all of the burden falls in those on the lowest rung of the ladder.”

Banffy was quite a man