950 Best History Quotes

Explore our collection of best History Quotes from all over the world and get drawn into the realms of the past. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. History is a great educator and it happens every day.

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1.    Without question, the Red Ryder BB gun is the most important gun in the history of American weaponry.    —   Ted Nugent
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2.    History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.    —   Edward Gibbon
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3.    Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.    —   Wendell Phillips
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4.    I am fascinated by history and particularly the Victorian era.    —   Annie Lennox
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5.    For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.    —   Winston Churchill
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6.    I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture.    —   Dalai Lama
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7.    The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.    —   Bruce Springsteen
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8.    As a state we are so uniquely positioned in so many ways. Our geography, our placement in the country, and our history positions us to be the state that propels energy efficiency as an industry.    —   Jennifer Granholm
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9.    The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.    —   Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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10.    Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.    —   George W. Bush
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11.    In its history, Europe has committed so many massacres and horrors that it should bow its own head in shame.    —   Desmond Tutu
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12.    Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong.    —   Stockwell Day
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13.    History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.    —   Karl Marx
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14.    Few will have the greatness to bend history itself but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.    —   Robert Kennedy
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15.    Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.    —   Benito Mussolini
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16.    We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today.    —   Henry Ford
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17.    The process of making natural history films is to try to prevent the animal knowing you are there, so you get glimpses of a non-human world, and that is a transporting thing.    —   David Attenborough
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18.    I want to go down in history.    —   Haile Gebrselassie
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19.    Yes, they broke the law, but we can’t deport them. Let’s get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it – they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.    —   Michael Bloomberg
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20.    My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with.    —   Jeanne Moreau
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21.    I must admit, maybe I am a piece of history after all.    —   Alan Shepard
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22.    When history is erased, people’s moral values are also erased.    —   Ma Jian
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23.    The study of history and philosophy, accompanied by some acquaintance with art and literature, should be for lawyers and engineers as well as for those who study in arts faculties.    —   Terry Eagleton
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24.    The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.    —   Epicurus
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25.    A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.    —   Grandma Moses
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26.    Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.    —   Angela Carter
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27.    It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.    —   Gertrude Stein
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28.    Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can’t stop to count it.    —   Evita Peron
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Aldous Huxley That men do not learn very much from the lessons of

29.    Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.    —   Plato
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30.    History develops, art stands still.    —   E. M. Forster
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31.    The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.    —   Mark Twain
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32.    History is more or less bunk.    —   Henry Ford
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33.    Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation’s history and the world’s future.    —   Joe Baca
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34.    The Communist regime didn’t consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident.    —   Kathryn Bigelow
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35.    Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.    —   C. S. Lewis
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36.    The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.    —   Potter Stewart
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37.    When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.    —   Evita Peron
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38.    You can only get really unpopular decisions through if the electorate is convinced of the value of the environment. That’s what natural history programmes should be for.    —   David Attenborough
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39.    History is littered with wars which everybody knew would never happen.    —   Enoch Powell
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40.    I don’t want to get home from work and wonder if I could have done better if I didn’t go out that night. What you’re doing is going to go on the big screen and go down in history.    —   Seann William Scott
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41.    After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon’s tapes.    —   Bob Woodward
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42.    A chronicle is very different from history proper.    —   Howard Nemerov
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43.    American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.    —   James A. Baldwin
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44.    We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn’t think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.    —   Dick Gregory
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45.    They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.    —   G. Gordon Liddy
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46.    History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.    —   W. H. Auden
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47.    I’m not giving up my history and what I’ve done in my music because I love it and I’m very proud of it. I just want to open it up for more people.    —   LL Cool J
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48.    It’s a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior.    —   Scarlett Johansson
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49.    Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.    —   William Butler Yeats
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50.    Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back.    —   William O. Douglas
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51.    It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.    —   Richard M. Nixon
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52.    Our national history has so often filled us with bitterness and the feeling of helplessness.    —   Lech Walesa
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53.    You can’t fake this music. You might be a great singer or a great musician but, in the need, that’s got nothing to do with it. It’s how you connect to the songs and to the history behind them.    —   Etta James
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54.    I want to reform the tax code so that it’s simple, fair, and asks the wealthiest households to pay higher taxes on incomes over $250,000 – the same rate we had when Bill Clinton was president the same rate we had when our economy created nearly 23 million new jobs, the biggest surplus in history, and a lot of millionaires to boot.    —   Barack Obama
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55.    Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.    —   Ray Manzarek
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56.    No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.    —   Herbert Hoover
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57.    We can’t understand when we’re pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time – like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.    —   Anne Lamott
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58.    History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?    —   Jon Meacham
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59.    We have a harder way to succeed in life as Serbs because of the past that we had and because of the history we had.    —   Novak Djokovic
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60.    There’s something quite exciting when you have a history with somebody and you see them do new and different things.    —   Tim Burton
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61.    That’s history. I say history because it happened in the past.    —   Murray Walker
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62.    I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.    —   Joe Biden
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63.    France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.    —   Francois Mitterrand
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64.    There’s always a part of your nation’s history that you haven’t been told that… has a powerful impact on how you yourself may behave and may believe.    —   Barbara Kingsolver
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65.    Human history in essence is the history of ideas.    —   H. G. Wells
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66.    Obama has seen to the passage of the most radical legislation in recent American history and so-called ‘progressives’ should be thanking him for it – even as many of the rest of us rear in horror from its implications.    —   John Podhoretz
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67.    We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.    —   John F. Kennedy
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68.    You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.    —   George Eliot
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69.    A lot of young players don’t really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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70.    We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.    —   Thabo Mbeki
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71.    Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgment.    —   Haile Selassie
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72.    Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation.    —   Luis Gutierrez
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73.    History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.    —   B. R. Ambedkar
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74.    I don’t want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn’t pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country.    —   Rahm Emanuel
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75.    I think journalists have the right to their opinions but I think their opinions should be based on history and what they see, not what they feel, how long they’ve been waiting or whether it’s raining or it’s snowing or whatever.    —   Marc Jacobs
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76.    Very few conflicts in the history of the world have been satisfactorily concluded according to a published timetable, because you lose all flexibility in dealing with your opponents.    —   William Hague
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77.    Unlike any other leader in modern American history, we are led today by a president that has decided to pit Americans against each other.    —   Marco Rubio
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78.    As a freelance writer, I’d be asked to become an expert for various magazines on any subject, whether food or wine or history or the life span of veterinarians. I was completely unschooled in any of these things.    —   John Hodgman
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79.    There’s no one place a virus goes to die – but that doesn’t make its demise any less a public health victory. Throughout human history, viral diseases have had their way with us, and for just as long, we have hunted them down and done our best to wipe them out.    —   Jeffrey Kluger
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80.    I don’t have incredible knowledge about films or of filmmaking history I’m not that kind of person.    —   Ang Lee
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81.    History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.    —   Ambrose Bierce
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82.    The real history of consciousness starts with one’s first lie.    —   Joseph Brodsky
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83.    I haven’t, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order – not one.    —   Oliver North
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84.    History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.    —   David McCullough
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85.    It was one of those great miracles of history that they managed to smuggle an Enigma machines out to Britain just before they were invaded by the Nazis.    —   Michael Apted
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86.    History is always changing.    —   Aung San Suu Kyi
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Edmund Burke Those who dont know history are destined to repeat

87.    This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.    —   Neil Armstrong
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88.    We also have to make sure our children know the history of women. Tell them the rotten truth: It wasn’t always possible for women to become doctors or managers or insurance people. Let them be armed with a true picture of the way we want it to be.    —   Anne Roiphe
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89.    Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.    —   Dwight D. Eisenhower
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90.    I love Rauschenberg. I love that he created a turning point in visual history, that he redefined the idea of beauty, that he combined painting, sculpture, photography, and everyday life with such gall, and that he was interested in, as he put it, ‘the ability to conceive failure as progress.’    —   Jerry Saltz
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91.    In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There’s so much more to the story.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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92.    If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.    —   Strom Thurmond
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93.    I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.    —   Kanye West
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94.    Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.    —   Henry Adams
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95.    The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.    —   Vladimir Putin
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96.    Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore we must be saved by faith.    —   Reinhold Niebuhr
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97.    World history is a court of judgment.    —   Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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98.    There is nothing glorious about what our ancestors call history. It is simply a succession of mistakes, intolerances and violations.    —   Claude Vorilhon
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99.    Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.    —   John Quincy Adams
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100.    Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.    —   Salman Rushdie
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101.    Jewelry and pins have been worn throughout history as symbols of power, sending messages. Interestingly enough, it was mostly men who wore the jewelry in various times, and obviously crowns were part of signals that were being sent throughout history by people of rank.    —   Madeleine Albright
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102.    The more the history of the World War and what led up to it is studied, the more clearly those tragic years become revealed as a vast collapse of civilization.    —   Arthur Henderson
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103.    I am totally fascinated by people and our history as I understand and continue to explore it. People have so much to give and so far to go and yet we have given and gone a great distance. It’s really just interesting to ask: why not? And see where that takes me.    —   Nikki Giovanni
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104.    We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history.    —   Daisaku Ikeda
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105.    You don’t hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.    —   Stephen Ambrose
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106.    If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.    —   Rudyard Kipling
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107.    Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?    —   Carl Jung
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108.    History is a race between education and catastrophe.    —   H. G. Wells
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109.    I’ve always considered myself to be fiercely patriotic. I love Britain – its history and the down-to-earth attitude people have.    —   Gary Numan
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110.    It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk.    —   Rebecca West
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111.    I think the Democrats are catering to them, but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America, there has never been a judge who has been refused a vote when there was a majority of Senators willing to vote for his confirmation, never in history.    —   Pat Robertson
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112.    Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.    —   Augustine Birrell
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113.    I am privileged to be a citizen of the single greatest society in all of human history.    —   Marco Rubio
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114.    If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament – disarmament follows peace.    —   Bernard Baruch
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115.    Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.    —   Arnold J. Toynbee
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116.    I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.    —   David Rockefeller
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117.    This is the lesson that history teaches: repetition.    —   Gertrude Stein
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118.    I think I was a good student, because I jumped over a school. My main interest was basically history and literature. Sports were basically basketball and swimming at a pool. I was so happy.    —   Shimon Peres
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119.    The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.    —   Henry Miller
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120.    The principle that human nature, in its psychological aspects, is nothing more than a product of history and given social relations removes all barriers to coercion and manipulation by the powerful.    —   Noam Chomsky
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121.    Part of what I loved – and love – about being around older people is the tangible sense of history they embody. I’m interested in military history, for instance, because both my grandfathers fought in World War II. I’m interested in writing because one of those grandfathers wrote books.    —   Jon Meacham
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122.    Strip malls are history.    —   Jeff Bezos
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123.    You can’t set a hen in one morning and have chicken salad for lunch.    —   George M. Humphrey
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124.    I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.    —   Tim Robbins
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125.    Love is the whole history of a woman’s life, it is but an episode in a man’s.    —   Madame de Stael
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126.    There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.    —   Woodrow Wilson
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127.    In terms of the history of a far reaching movement, 20 years is not that long.    —   Aung San Suu Kyi
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128.    Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.    —   Barry Goldwater
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129.    I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.    —   Camille Paglia
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130.    God cannot alter the past, though historians can.    —   Samuel Butler
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131.    From lies to forgeries the step is not so long, and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.    —   Umberto Eco
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132.    The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.    —   Erica Jong
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133.    I do consider myself part of black history.    —   Mary J. Blige
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134.    God has never, in the history of mankind, allowed his name to go long offended.    —   David Wilkerson
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135.    I think there’s a lot of deep-rooted history in England with racing. Lots of Formula One teams are based there. Formula One is obviously a huge sport over in England and Europe.    —   Danica Patrick
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136.    When I read Thirteen Days I was moved by it. It was just a great time for the world, in terms of looking back in history and seeing how we got ourselves into trouble and how we got ourselves out of trouble.    —   Kevin Costner
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137.    I believe that we must maintain pride in the knowledge that the actions we take, based on our own decisions and choices as individuals, link directly to the magnificent challenge of transforming human history.    —   Daisaku Ikeda
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138.    The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.    —   Noam Chomsky
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139.    Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.    —   Victor Hugo
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140.    Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.    —   Robert Hall
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141.    Man’s naked form belongs to no particular moment in history it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages.    —   Auguste Rodin
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142.    Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.    —   Babatunde Olatunji
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143.    Given that religious faith is an intrinsic element of human experience, it is best to approach and engage the subject with a sense of history and a critical sensibility.    —   Jon Meacham
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144.    You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.    —   Michelle Obama
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145.    History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.    —   Gerald R. Ford
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146.    I thought that all of the sacrifices and blessings of the whole history of mankind have devolved upon me. Thank you, God.    —   Ben Stein
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147.    Value people on their potential, not on their history.    —   Bo Bennett
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148.    In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.    —   Richard M. Nixon
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149.    The Marine Corps is the Navy’s police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin’s.    —   Harry S. Truman
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150.    In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them – unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event.    —   Theodore Bikel
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151.    The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.    —   Arthur C. Clarke
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152.    The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.    —   David Brin
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153.    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
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154.    The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.    —   Brian Eno
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155.    Wherever you go in the history of America, there have been Black people making contributions, but their contributions have been obscured, lost, buried.    —   Henry Louis Gates
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156.    The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.    —   George Eliot
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157.    It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do.    —   Benito Mussolini
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158.    The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.    —   Noam Chomsky
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159.    In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way.    —   Alan Watts
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160.    I think the materialist conception of history is valid.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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161.    The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable.    —   Robert Menzies
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162.    I know that throughout their history, the people of the United States defended their freedom, their liberty, their justice, and their rights – if need be – with their lives. I think their courage is so admirable.    —   Lee Myung-bak
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163.    The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.    —   George W. Bush
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164.    You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.    —   Jawaharlal Nehru
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165.    I have a long-standing history of respecting artists’ wishes.    —   Al Yankovic
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166.    Between France and Senegal there’s a history. There’s a language that we both speak. There’s a culture that we share and to which both of our peoples have contributed. But beyond our history, beyond our language, beyond the links that have united us for so long, what unites us today is the future.    —   Francois Hollande
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167.    I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.    —   Robert Frost
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168.    Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.    —   James K. Polk
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169.    Irish fiction is full of secrets, guilty pasts, divided identities. It is no wonder that there is such a rich tradition of Gothic writing in a nation so haunted by history.    —   Terry Eagleton
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170.    If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.    —   Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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171.    I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with.    —   Salma Hayek
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172.    There is little evidence that our individual intelligence has improved through recorded history.    —   James Lovelock
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173.    What has made America amazing has been the fact that throughout our history, throughout the more than 200 years of our history, there have been men and women of courage who stood up and decided it was more important to look out for the future of their children and their grandchildren than their own political futures.    —   Scott Walker
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174.    Part of the problem is voters know relatively little about Romney. And some of what they know about him complicates his task: Romney has a history of flip-flopping on issues, he’s extraordinarily wealthy, and he can be tone-deaf about what moves voters. He just doesn’t seem comfortable in his skin.    —   Ron Fournier
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175.    He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed.    —   Lech Walesa
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176.    If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.    —   Warren Buffett
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177.    America is the greatest nation ever founded. The ideals are the greatest ever espoused in human history, and we just need the country to live up to them. But what I worry about are the 1 million black men in the prison system.    —   Henry Louis Gates
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178.    The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner.    —   Albert J. Nock
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179.    The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend.    —   Byron White
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180.    The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene.    —   Kenneth Scott Latourette
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181.    Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.    —   Louis D. Brandeis
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182.    Storytelling in general is a communal act. Throughout human history, people would gather around, whether by the fire or at a tavern, and tell stories. One person would chime in, then another, maybe someone would repeat a story they heard already but with a different spin. It’s a collective process.    —   Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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183.    You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends’ portraits hang and look thereon Ireland’s history in their lineaments trace think where man’s glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.    —   William Butler Yeats
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184.    There are no extraordinary men… just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.    —   William Halsey
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185.    In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.    —   Friedrich Nietzsche
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186.    Police departments no longer have to pay overtime or divert resources from other projects to find out where an individual goes – all they have to do is place a tracking device on someone’s car or ask a cell phone company for that individual’s location history and the technology does the work for them.    —   Ron Wyden
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187.    All I know is that history repeats itself and people are going to want to experience the world. But I know then they are going to have a better appreciation for what is here in Maine.    —   John Baldacci
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188.    To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.    —   Daniel Libeskind
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189.    If you think you have it tough, read history books.    —   Bill Maher
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190.    History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.    —   Lawrence Durrell
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191.    The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.    —   Dave Barry
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192.    My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren’t created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.    —   Camille Paglia
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193.    The United States is the only power in history that became great by giving and not by taking. I think the crisis was when the United States had more money than ideas. Money doesn’t produce money. Ideas produce money.    —   Shimon Peres
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194.    In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated.    —   John McCarthy
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195.    History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.    —   Martin Luther King, Jr.
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196.    If America wants to retain its position as a global power, its president must listen to the people and show strong leadership at this turning point in human history.    —   David Suzuki
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197.    When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.    —   Eugene V. Debs
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198.    With the perspective afforded by the passage of time, where does 9/11 rank as a turning point in our national history? For the victims and their families, innocents going about their lives, suddenly and brutally murdered, no other day can ever matter as much.    —   Jon Meacham
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199.    No humorist is under any obligation to provide answers and probably if you were to delve into the literary history of humour it’s probably all about not providing answers because the humorist essentially says: this is the way things are.    —   P. J. O’Rourke
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200.    Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.    —   Mahatma Gandhi
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