950 Best History Quotes

401.    I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’    —   Elayne Boosler
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402.    It’s very strange that most people don’t care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.    —   Doug Coupland
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403.    Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.    —   H. L. Mencken
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404.    Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.    —   Jefferson Davis
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405.    History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.    —   Lord Acton
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406.    I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.    —   Thomas Jefferson
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407.    If you take a look at history, you will find that the understanding of what is good and evil has always existed before the individual religions. The religions were only invented by people afterwards, in order to express this idea.    —   Salman Rushdie
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408.    Introspection and preserved writings give us far more insight into the ways of past humans than we have into the ways of past dinosaurs. For that reason, I’m optimistic that we can eventually arrive at convincing explanations for these broadest patterns of human history.    —   Jared Diamond
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409.    It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America.    —   Molly Ivins
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410.    To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.    —   Hermann Hesse
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411.    I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.    —   Friedrich August von Hayek
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412.    Little islands of human happiness, peace, and prosperity are so exceptional at this point in history that I’m not even sure we can draw lessons from them.    —   P. J. O’Rourke
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413.    Common sense and history tell you that rewarding illegal behavior will only encourage more of it.    —   Ric Keller
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414.    I’m the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don’t believe it, check the cash register.    —   Mike Tyson
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415.    Given political history in Chile, it seemed to me that there was a critical task of consolidating a democracy and creating healthy civic-military and political-military relationships.    —   Michelle Bachelet
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416.    No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.    —   Thomas Carlyle
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417.    Although… the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.    —   James K. Polk
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418.    While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed.    —   Mattie Stepanek
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419.    Yeah, I read history. But it doesn’t make you nice. Hitler read history, too.    —   Joan Rivers
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420.    Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage – the union between one man and one woman – has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation’s history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.    —   Jim DeMint
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421.    We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.    —   Ayn Rand
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422.    History is a set of lies agreed upon.    —   Napoleon Bonaparte
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423.    The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds.    —   Paul Valery
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424.    My mother, whom I love dearly, has continually revised my life story within the context of a complicated family history that includes more than the usual share of divorce, step-children, dysfunction, and obfuscation. I’ve spent most of my adult life attempting to deconstruct that history and separate fact from fiction.    —   Melissa Gilbert
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425.    If you read about Mussolini or Stalin or some of these other great monsters of history, they were at it all the time, that they were getting up in the morning very early. They were physically very active. They didn’t eat lunch.    —   A. N. Wilson
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426.    I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.    —   James A. Baldwin
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427.    I really like to look like a history book. I can look 1940s, I can look 1970s hippie-chic, or sometimes I’ll pull that ’80s Brooklyn hip-hop kid with the door-knocker earrings.    —   Katy Perry
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428.    I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.    —   Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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429.    India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.    —   Anita Desai
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430.    The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.    —   Aldous Huxley
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431.    The Establishment center… has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster – a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.    —   George McGovern
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432.    Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.    —   C. Wright Mills
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433.    I think there was a revolution in poetry, associated chiefly with Eliot and Pound but maybe it is of the nature of revolutions or of the nature of history that their innovations should later come to look trivial or indistinguishable from technical tricks.    —   Howard Nemerov
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434.    It’s not the sentiments of men which make history but their actions.    —   Norman Mailer
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Thomas Jefferson I like the dreams of the future better than the history

435.    If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.    —   Carter G. Woodson
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436.    Watch the History Channel if you want it literal and historically perfect.    —   Emily Blunt
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437.    I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.    —   Robert Fulghum
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438.    To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn’t everything.    —   Albert Camus
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439.    Judged by the law of England, I know this crime entails upon me the penalty of death but the history of Ireland explains that crime and justifies it.    —   Thomas Francis Meagher
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440.    Our liberal, New York/Washington-based media would never in a million years put Liberal Godfather Ted Kennedy on the spot about his clan’s bad behavior, to whose lurid history he himself has contributed so much.    —   Camille Paglia
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441.    The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months.    —   Giacomo Casanova
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442.    If our history can challenge the next wave of musicians to keep moving and changing, to keep spiritually hungry and horny, that’s what it’s all about.    —   Carlos Santana
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443.    Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.    —   Walt Whitman
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444.    The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.    —   George Washington
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445.    We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.    —   Abdul Kalam
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446.    Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.    —   George Washington
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447.    Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.    —   Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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448.    My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me.    —   William Jennings Bryan
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449.    I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.    —   John Burroughs
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450.    In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.    —   Newt Gingrich
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451.    The kitchen’s a laboratory, and everything that happens there has to do with science. It’s biology, chemistry, physics. Yes, there’s history. Yes, there’s artistry. Yes, to all of that. But what happened there, what actually happens to the food is all science.    —   Alton Brown
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452.    For most of our history, no one dared to tell Americans, ‘you don’t build that.’    —   Rand Paul
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453.    In Thailand’s history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed.    —   Bhumibol Adulyadej
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454.    Imagine it’s 1981. You’re an artist, in love with art, smitten with art history. You’re also a woman, with almost no mentors to look to art history just isn’t that into you. Any woman approaching art history in the early eighties was attempting to enter an almost foreign country, a restricted and exclusionary domain that spoke a private language.    —   Jerry Saltz
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455.    All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.    —   Friedrich Engels
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456.    The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul.    —   Emma Goldman
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457.    Failure is impossible.    —   Susan B. Anthony
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458.    Secretly, I’m a real big nerd. I’d rather stay home and play Scrabble than go to a Hollywood party, any day of the week. And I love reading about history and watching the Discovery Channel.    —   Sprague Grayden
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459.    The only history is a mere question of one’s struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do.    —   David Herbert Lawrence
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460.    Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history. Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity, and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves.    —   Phyllis George
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461.    This is a moment in history where it is almost hard to catch your breath.    —   Hillary Clinton
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462.    Just in general, any government throughout history hasn’t really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn’t control them as easily.    —   Maynard James Keenan
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463.    Sending Paris Hilton to jail for being the most loathed celeprosy lesion in the history of the species seems like a happening idea at first – forty-five days at Century Regional Detention Center is so the new thirty days at Promises Malibu! But it sets a dangerous precedent to jail celebs just because someone hates them.    —   Rob Sheffield
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464.    People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.    —   Gilbert K. Chesterton
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465.    When you say things like, ‘We have to wipe out the Taliban,’ what does that mean? The Taliban is not a fixed number of people. The Taliban is an ideology that has sprung out of a history that, you know, America created anyway.    —   Arundhati Roy
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466.    We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.    —   R. D. Laing
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467.    And History will smile to think that this is the species for which Socrates and Jesus Christ died.    —   Julien Benda
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468.    I can’t change history, I don’t want to change history. I can only change the future. I’m working on that.    —   Boris Becker
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469.    No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.    —   Dean Acheson
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470.    In many ways, history is marked as ‘before’ and ‘after’ Rosa Parks. She sat down in order that we all might stand up, and the walls of segregation came down.    —   Jesse Jackson
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471.    Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.    —   Thurgood Marshall
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472.    Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.    —   Edmund Burke
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473.    History is filled with tragic examples of wars that result from diplomatic impasse. Whether in our local communities or in international relations, the skillful use of our communicative capacities to negotiate and resolve differences is the first evidence of human wisdom.    —   Daisaku Ikeda
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474.    When I’m not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I’m not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I’m reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.    —   Lynn Abbey
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475.    History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.    —   John le Carre
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476.    History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.    —   Thomas Carlyle
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477.    The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.    —   Henry Louis Gates
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478.    I loved history because to me, history was like watching a movie.    —   Quentin Tarantino
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479.    A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.    —   John Maynard Keynes
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480.    You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era.    —   David Hockney
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481.    The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.    —   Rand Paul
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482.    This is what I would have done if I had to have a real job: I would have been a history teacher.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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483.    It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.    —   Henry David Thoreau
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484.    We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.    —   John F. Kennedy
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485.    Robots have a rich and storied history in movies.    —   John Podhoretz
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486.    It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world.    —   Thomas Friedman
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487.    To be converted you have to destroy your past, destroy your history. You have to stamp on it, you have to say ‘my ancestral culture does not exist, it doesn’t matter.’    —   V. S. Naipaul
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488.    I just read an 800-page history of the Scottish Enlightenment and, honestly, I may as well just start it again now, because I cannot remember a single thing. I can barely remember where Scotland is.    —   Hugh Laurie
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489.    Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.    —   Robert Orben
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490.    In my early 20s, I studied history and politics, and I really thought that perhaps I would devote my life to that.    —   Wallace Shawn
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491.    Throughout human history, the American Idea has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed.    —   Paul Ryan
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492.    Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world’s heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.    —   Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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493.    The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle. One of the chapters of history that’s least studied by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S. between 1965 and 1970.    —   Tom Hayden
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494.    It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.    —   Malcolm Forbes
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495.    All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It’s scary.    —   Barbara Kruger
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496.    May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that ‘faith’ is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?    —   W. H. Auden
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497.    History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it.    —   Theodor Adorno
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498.    Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies history has no place for them.    —   Norodom Sihanouk
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499.    We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men’s crapper of the local bar.    —   Charles Bukowski
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500.    Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.    —   Woodrow Wilson
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501.    If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.    —   John F. Kennedy
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502.    Completeness? Happiness? These words don’t come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.    —   Anita Baker
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503.    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.    —   Confucius
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504.    Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.    —   Jean-Paul Sartre
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505.    Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.    —   Dwight D. Eisenhower
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506.    Never in our country’s history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days.    —   Jo Bonner
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507.    The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.    —   William James
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508.    Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.    —   Napoleon Bonaparte
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509.    Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.    —   H. L. Mencken
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510.    Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture.    —   Ibrahim Babangida
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511.    History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.    —   Dwight D. Eisenhower
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512.    The past always seems somehow more golden, more serious, than the present. We tend to forget the partisanship of yesteryear, preferring to re-imagine our history as a sure and steady march toward greatness.    —   Jon Meacham
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513.    The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity – or it will move apart.    —   Franklin D. Roosevelt
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514.    The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.    —   George Orwell
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515.    It’s very attractive to people to be a victim. Instead of having to think out the whole situation, about history and your group and what you are doing… if you begin from the point of view of being a victim, you’ve got it half-made. I mean intellectually.    —   V. S. Naipaul
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516.    Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.    —   Winston Churchill
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517.    And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history.    —   David Icke
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518.    In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.    —   P. J. O’Rourke
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519.    The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.    —   Stephen Hawking
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520.    I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There’s no better time to try this than now.    —   Michael Phelps
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521.    I’m so intrigued by women throughout history where the significance of what they were representing at that time is obscured by the fact a man saved them or they were prostitutes.    —   Zoe Saldana
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522.    Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.    —   Frederick Jackson Turner
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523.    Once you get into this great stream of history, you can’t get out.    —   Richard M. Nixon
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524.    History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.    —   Napoleon Bonaparte
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525.    I’m not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself – then they get to say ‘See, you did it yourself.’    —   Alice Walker
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526.    I think people in general have neglected to learn about history.    —   Maynard James Keenan
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527.    History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.    —   Naguib Mahfouz
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528.    The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.    —   Virginia Woolf
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529.    If I didn’t have a front-row seat on history, it was at least a seat on the aisle.    —   Dan Rather
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530.    Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man’s first attempts to order his view of the outside world.    —   Stephen Gardiner
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531.    I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history.    —   Morgan Freeman
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532.    You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I’m innocent. You’ve got to believe I’m innocent. If you don’t, take my job.    —   Richard M. Nixon
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533.    I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course.    —   Jeremy Rifkin
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534.    Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.    —   Napoleon Bonaparte
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535.    Having bought furniture for my own house, and bought furniture for our house in Washington, a furniture store seemed like a good idea, and it also played into my personal history.    —   Elizabeth Edwards
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536.    In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.    —   Hugo Black
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537.    I’m quite good at taking in information so I voraciously inhale Wikipedia – which may have some things wrong in it, but I think is generally more information than we had before. Last tour we didn’t have Wikipedia. And then Discovery Channel and History Channel. I can take it in and retain what I think are the most important facts.    —   Eddie Izzard
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538.    I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women’s history.    —   Antonia Fraser
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539.    Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.    —   Margaret Mead
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540.    Part of what I enjoy about the theatre and acting is that sense of history.    —   Liev Schreiber
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541.    History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security.    —   Phyllis Schlafly
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542.    I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.    —   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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543.    History is a vision of God’s creation on the move.    —   Arnold J. Toynbee
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544.    Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission.    —   Lion Feuchtwanger
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545.    My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.    —   Thomas Jefferson
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546.    The truth is, of course, that history is not completed in modern commerce any more than philosophy is perfected in political economy. In other words, there is nothing timeless or God-given about filling stations and penicillin and plastic bags.    —   James Buchan
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547.    Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for the good.    —   Lyndon B. Johnson
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548.    It is the great sadness of our species that we have not found a way to eliminate the conflict and to eliminate violence as a device to resolve our conflicts throughout the entire history of the human race.    —   Neale Donald Walsch
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549.    Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.    —   Leigh Hunt
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550.    90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.    —   Colin Powell
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551.    The upward course of a nation’s history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.    —   Queen Elizabeth II
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552.    Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present.    —   Joan Rivers
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553.    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.    —   Abba Eban
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554.    Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.    —   Tacitus
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555.    I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.    —   Charles de Gaulle
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556.    By failing seriously to confront the most predicable economic crisis in our nation’s history, the President’s policies are committing us and our children to a diminished future.    —   Paul Ryan
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557.    Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.    —   Francis Bacon
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558.    Isn’t history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?    —   Emile M. Cioran
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559.    The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with.    —   Golda Meir
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560.    To this wonderful page in our country’s history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters.    —   Giuseppe Garibaldi
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561.    History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.    —   Rosa Luxemburg
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562.    There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.    —   Michelle Obama
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563.    I wouldn’t attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally.    —   John Foster Dulles
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564.    I’m inspired by history, different periods.    —   Adam Lambert
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565.    In the history of the treatment of depression, there was the dunking stool, purging of the bowels of black bile, hoses, attempts to shock the patient. All of these represent hatred or aggression towards what depression represents in the patient.    —   James Hillman
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566.    It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.    —   Vladimir Lenin
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567.    Let me tell you, never before in the history of this planet has anybody made the progress that African-Americans have made in a 30-year period, in spite of many black folks and white folks lying to one another.    —   Dick Gregory
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568.    If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history.    —   Bo Bennett
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569.    I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.    —   Pablo Picasso
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570.    History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.    —   Malcolm Muggeridge
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571.    The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean in this century’s history. But we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century.    —   Dan Quayle
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572.    History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.    —   Alexis de Tocqueville
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573.    As a novelist, I mined my history, my family and my memory, but in a very specific way. Writing fiction, I never made use of experiences immediately as they happened. I needed to let things fester in my memory, mature and transmogrify into something meaningful.    —   Ayelet Waldman
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574.    The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.    —   Colin Powell
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575.    Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.    —   John Dewey
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576.    We learned the value of research in World War II.    —   Amar Bose
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577.    Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there’s nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends.    —   Ani DiFranco
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578.    One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That’s the new gloss on the 1st Amendment.    —   William O. Douglas
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579.    Jews read the books of Moses not just as history but as divine command. The question to which they are an answer is not, ‘What happened?’ but rather, ‘How then shall I live?’ And it’s only with the exodus that the life of the commands really begins.    —   Jonathan Sacks
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580.    The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.    —   Benito Mussolini
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581.    Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.    —   Anwar Sadat
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582.    Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall.    —   Paul Harris
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583.    Literature overtakes history, for literature gives you more than one life. It expands experience and opens new opportunities to readers.    —   Carlos Fuentes
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584.    Just touching that old tree was truly moving to me because when you touch these trees, you have such a sense of the passage of time, of history. It’s like you’re touching the essence, the very substance of life.    —   Kim Novak
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585.    History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.    —   Clarence Darrow
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586.    The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.    —   Horatio Alger
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587.    It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.    —   Henry A. Kissinger
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588.    Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.    —   Theodore Roosevelt
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589.    Gay writers now have both a sense of history and the fables that allows them to dwell in the realms of the ridiculous and at the same time talk seriously about things.    —   Tony Kushner
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590.    In the history of America, we’ve never had an energy plan. We don’t even realize the resources we have available to us.    —   T. Boone Pickens
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591.    It is in Rousseau’s writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere.    —   Terry Eagleton
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592.    Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.    —   Jean Genet
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593.    A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas – a place where history comes to life.    —   Norman Cousins
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594.    History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.    —   Malcom X
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595.    If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.    —   George Bernard Shaw
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596.    The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.    —   Nikita Khrushchev
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597.    Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.    —   Oliver Wendell Holmes
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598.    In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.    —   Edward de Bono
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599.    All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.    —   Charles A. Beard
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600.    The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.    —   Harold Wilson
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