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Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as the men that died for them.

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Time is my greatest enemy.

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To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armor, the apostles of the martial virtues, tend not to die fighting when the time comes. History is full of ignominious getaways by the great and famous.

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To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man’s character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours.- Mark Twain

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To believe what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.

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To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture.

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To know the truth of history is to realize its ultimate myth and its inevitable ambiguity.- Roy P. Basler

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To many of the modern generations, history, like God, is dead.

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To study history is to study literature.

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To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure precedents and the narrowest grounds available, the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.

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To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

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Too many historical writers are the votaries of cults, which, by definition are dedicated to whitewashing warts and hanging halos.

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Too many so-called historians are really ”hysterians”; their thinking is more visceral than cerebral. When their duties as citizens clash with their responsibilities as scholars, Clio frequently takes a back seat.

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Truth comes to us from the past, as gold is washed down from the mountains of Sierra Nevada, in minute but precious particles, and intermixed with infinite alloy, the debris of the centuries.

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Truth is liable to be left-handed in history.

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Unfortunately, it is also true that the age”s interests often color the past with unhistoric hues.

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Unlike poetry and music, the art of history is cumulative.

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Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.

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Very deep, very deep is the well of the past. Should we not call it bottomless?- Thomas Mann

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Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects.

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