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The past does not influence me; I influence it.- Willem Kooning

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The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.- Mark Twain

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The past is always a rebuke to the present.- Robert Penn Warren

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The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

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The Past lies upon the Present like a giant”s dead body.

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The past remains integral to us all, individually and collectively. We must concede the ancients their place, as I have argued. But their place is not simply back there in a separate and foreign country; it is assimilated in ourselves, and resurrected into an ever-changing present.

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The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally.

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The people who have really made history are the martyrs.

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The present is the past rolled up for action, and the past is the present unrolled for understanding.

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The principal office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from being forgotten, and that evil words and deeds should fear an infamous reputation with posterity. [Lat., Praecipium munus annalium reor, ne virtutes sileantur, utque pravis dictis, factisque ex posteritate et infamia metus sit.]

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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.

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The public history of all countries, and all ages, is but a sort of mask, richly colored. The interior working of the machinery must be foul.

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The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.

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The real history does not get written, because it is not in people”s brains but in their nerves and vitals.

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The real history of consciousness starts with one’s first lie.

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The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history, which is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, and misfortunes of mankind.

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The reign of imagagology begins where history ends.

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The Russians feared Ike. They didn’t fear me.

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The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.

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The South creates the civilizations, the North conquers them, ruins them, borrows from them, spreads them: this is one summary of history.

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