...for the first time he [Philip] began to understand how Macedonia's outdated institutions of feudalism and aristocratic monarchy, so despised by the rest of Greece, might prove a source of strength when dealing with such opponents.
Life is making us abandon established stereotypes and outdated views; it is making us discard illusions.
We are redefining and restating our socialism in terms of thescientific revolution? The Britain that will be forged in the white heat of this revolution will be no place for restrictive practices or outdated methods on either side of industry.
In all our plans for the future, we are re-defining and we are re-stating our Socialism in terms of the scientific revolution. But that revolution cannot become a reality unless we are prepared to make far-reaching changes in economic and social attitudes which permeate our whole system of society. The Britain that is going to be forged in the white heat of this revolution will be no place for restrictive practices or for outdated methods on either side of industry.harold wilson
The combination of modern ordnance and outdated tactics had, as usual, created enormous casualties on both sides.iain banks
...for the first time he (Phillip) started to understand how Macedonia's outdated institutions of feudalism an aristocratic monarchy so despised by the rest of Greece.