I was enjoying my polar books the other night and came across a quote attributed to everyone's favourite humanitarian polar explorer and scientist, Fridtjof Nansen.
If I were not a Norwegian, I would be an Englishman rather than belong to any other nation
Nansen is quoted in Fridtjof Nansen, his life and explorations, by James Arthur Bain, 1897.
Fridtjof Nansen quoted by James Bain, 1897. Page 45
It's hard not to be in awe of Nansen.