Behind everything in London is something else, and, behind that, is something else still; and so on through the centuries, so that London as we see her is only the latest manifestation of other Londons, and to lover her is to plunge into ancestor-worship.
H. V. Morton (1892-1979), In Search of London
4 thoughts on “London in Quotations: H. V. Morton”
The sad fact is that I Am a disabled person who is confined in my wheelchair and i perched two taxi fairway driver one from Scotland
And other one from Wales and nearly one from Kent but got ripped off by one evil human and all I wanted is a
Good descent taxi with no leeks on windscreen and the boot that all nothing more nothing less but when I wanted to perched a taxi fairway driver I just get conned and ripped off by evil humans
I’m sorry to hear that. Thanks for the comment.
I like that quote. He really understood the city.
Best wishes, Pete.
Yes, it’s one of my favourites so far.
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