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273 History Quotes

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it

Winston Churchill Quotes

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History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.

David C. McCullough Quotes

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What want these outlaws conquerors should have But History's purchased page to call them great?

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 48)

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History is something that never happened, written by a man who wasn't there.

Anon. Quotes

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Most history is a record of the triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who make no nuisance of themselves in the world.

Philip Howard Quotes

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There is no life that does not contribute to history.

Dorothy West Quotes

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The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

Woodrow Wilson Quotes

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The causes of events are ever more interresting than the events themselves.

Cicero Quotes

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The game of History is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of thr majority in the middle.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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History is philosophy learned from examples.

Dionysius Of Halicarnassus Quotes

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The function of posterity is to look after itself.

Dylan Thomas Quotes

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History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.

Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes

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The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful and a snootful at the same time?

Gerald R. Ford Quotes

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One of the lessons of history is that 'nothing' is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

Will Durant Quotes

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The men who make history have not time to write it.

Metternich Quotes

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History is written by the victors.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Happy is the nation without a history.

Cesare di Bonesana Beccaria Quotes , Source: Trattato dei Delitti e delle Pene (introduction), (Treatise of Crimes and of Punishment)

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Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as the men that died for them.

Henry De Montherlant Quotes

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I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.

Cato The Elder Quotes

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We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.

Nathanael Greene Quotes

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How many pens are broken, how many ink bottles consumed, to write about things that have never happened.

The Talmud Quotes

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What is amusing now had to be taken in desperate earnest once.

Virginia Woolf Quotes

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We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.

Tony Blair Quotes

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