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The certainties of one age are the problems of the next.

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The challenge of history is to recover the past and introduce it to the present.

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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.

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The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible.

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The contact with manners then is education; and this Thucydides appears to assert when he says history is philosophy learned from examples.

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The danger of the study of history is that it makes us familiar with the evil doings of the past, and leads us to treat them as ‘natural’.

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The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.

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The dignity of history.

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The entire history of mankind is, in any case, nothing but a prolonged fight to the death for the conquest of universal prestige and absolute power.

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The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

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The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now.

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The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.

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The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion.

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The future is dark, the present burdensome. Only the past, dead and buried, bears contemplation.

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

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The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.

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The great battleground for the defense and expansion of freedom today is the whole southern half of the globe… the lands of the rising peoples. Their revolution is the greatest in human history. They seek an end to injustice, tyranny and exploitation. More than an end, they seek a beginning.

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The great eventful Present hides the Past; but through the din Of its loud life hints and echoes from the life behind steal in.

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The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

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The greatest man in history was the poorest.

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