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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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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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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 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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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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History is written by the victors.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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

Nathanael Greene 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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History doesn't repeat itself - at best it sometimes rhymes

Mark Twain Quotes

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History is fond of her grandchildren, for it offers them the marrow of the bones, which the previous generation had hurt its hands in breaking.

Nikolai Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky Quotes

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Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht Quotes

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History is a pageant, not a philosophy.

Augustine Birrell Quotes , Source: Obiter Dicta--The Muse of History

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I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than death

Robert Fulghum Quotes

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It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert Francis Kennedy Quotes

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History is a set of lies agreed upon.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.

Oscar Wilde 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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I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples.

Henry St. John Bolingbroke Quotes , Source: On the Study and Use of History (letter 2)

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