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The Grecian history is a poem, Latin history a picture, modern history a chronicle.

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The happiest hours of mankind are recorded on the blank pages of history.

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The historian amputates reality.

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The historian has been the hearth at which the soul of the country has been kept alive.

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The historian has before him a jigsaw puzzle from which many pieces have disappeared. These gaps can be filled only by his imagination.

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The historian is a prophet looking backwards. [Ger., Der Historiker ist ein ruckwarts gekehter Prophet.]

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The historian reports to us, not events themselves, but the impressions they have made on him.

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The historian sees backward. In the end he also believes backward.

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The historian”s first duties are sacrilege and the mocking of false gods; They are his indispensable instruments for establishing the truth

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The history of a soldier’s wound beguiles the pain of it.

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The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.- Louise Otto

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The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors.

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The history of the past is a mere puppet-show. A little man comes out and blows a little trumpet, and goes in again. You look for something new, and lo! another little man comes out, and blows another little trumpet, and goes in again. And it is all over.

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The history of the world is the world’s court of justice.- Friedrich Schiller

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The idea of history in any age, like the idea of property, or of progress, is an unstable compound; it is put together as needed, by historians or by philosophers, out of the irreconcilable opinions of men.

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The idea that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of those pleasant falsehoods, which most experience refutes. History is teeming with instances of truth put down by persecution. If not put down forever, it may be set back for centuries.

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The impartiality of history is not that of the mirror, which merely reflects objects, but of the judge, who sees, listens, and decides.

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The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.

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The lessons of history? There are four: The bee fertilizes the flower it robs; whom the gods would destroy they first make mad with power; the mills of God grind slowly, but they grind small; when it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

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The long historian of my country’s woes.

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