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Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart’s drama and the negative meaning of history.

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Sin writes histories, goodness is silent.

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Skepticism is history’s bedfellow.

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Skepticism is history”s bedfellow.

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Some people make headlines while others make history.

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Some write a narrative of wars and feats, Of heroes little known, and call the rant A history.

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Something as curious as the monarchy won’t survive unless you take account of people’s attitudes. After all, if people don’t want it, they won’t have it.

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Stern accuracy in inquiring, bold imagination in describing, these are the cogs on which history soars or flutters and wobbles.

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Take from the altars of the past the fire – not the ashes.

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Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back.

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Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.

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That great dust-heap called ‘history’.

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That which history can give us best is the enthusiasm which it raises in our hearts.

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The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend.

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The amazing thing since so many variables enter into historical judgments, is not that historians disagree but that they agree as often as they do.

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The basic idea which runs right through modern history and modern liberalism is that the public has got to be marginalized. The general public are viewed as no more than ignorant and meddlesome outsiders, a bewildered herd.

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The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities.

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The best portraits are perhaps those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature; and we are not certain that the best histories are not those in which a little of the exaggeration of fictitious narrative is judiciously employed. Something is lost in accuracy; but much is gained in effect. The fainter lines are neglected; but the great characteristic features are imprinted on the mind forever.

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The case against the notion of historical objectivity is like the case against international law, or international morality; that it does not exist

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The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.

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People think too historically; They are always living half in a cemetery

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People will not look forward to posterity who will not look backward to their ancestors.

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Perhaps nobody has changed the course of history as much as the historians.

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Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.- Aristotle

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Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.

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Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

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Princes should have more to fear from historians than have ugly women from great painters.

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Professor Johnston often said that if you didn”t know history, you didn”t know anything. You were a leaf that didn”t know it was part of a tree.

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Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.

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Purely historical thought is nihilistic; it wholeheartedly accepts the evil of history.- Albert Camus

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Qualities absolutely necessary for a historian: (1) Imagination. (2) Prejudice. (3) The power of writing your own biography at the same time.

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Radical historians now the tell the story of Thanksgiving from the point of view of the turkey.

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Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.- Benjamin Disraeli

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Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24.

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Revolution, in order to be creative, cannot do without either a moral or metaphysical rule to balance the insanity of history.

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Revolutions are the locomotives of history.

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Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.

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Say, what do I care about Napoleon? What do we care what they did 500 or 1,000 years ago? I don’t know whether Napoleon did or did not try to get across there and I don’t care. It means nothing to me. History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want traditoin. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today. That’s the trouble with the world. We’re living in books and history and tradition. We want to get away from that and take care of today. We’ve done too much looking back. What we want to do and do it quick is to make just history right now.

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Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

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Oh, do not read history, for that I know must be false.

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Oh, God. The Sixties are coming back. Well I”ve got a 12-gauge double-barreled duck gun chambered for three-inch Magnum shells. And – speaking strictly for this retired hippie and former pinko beatnik – if the Sixties head my way, they won”t get past the porch steps. They will be history. Which, for chrissakes, is what they”re supposed to be.

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Once you get into this great stream of history you can’t get out. You can drown. Or you can be pulled ashore by the tide. But it is awfully hard to get out when you are in the middle of the stream – if it is intended that you stay there.

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One cannot be a good historian of the outward, visible world without giving some thought to the hidden, private life of ordinary people; and on the other hand one cannot be a good historian of this inner life without taking into account outward events where these are relevant. They are two orders of fact which reflect each other, which are always linked and which sometimes provoke each other.

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One of the deepest impulses in man is the impulse to record, – to scratch a drawing on a tusk or keep a diary, to collect sagas and heap cairns. This instinct as to the enduring value of the past is, one might say, the very basis of civilization.

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One of the things important about history is to remember the true history.- George W. Bush

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One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That’s the new gloss on the 1st Amendment.

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Only the vanquished remember history. Marshall McLuhan quotes

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Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.

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Our best history is still poetry.

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

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Our historic imagination is at best slightly developed. We generalise and idealise the past egregiously. We set up little toys to stand as symbols for centuries and the complicated lives of countless individuals.

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Our history is every human history; a black and gory business, with more scoundrels than wise men at the lead, and more louts than both put together to cheer and follow.

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Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this.

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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.

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People always seemed to know half of history, and to get it confused with the other half.- Jane Haddam

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People and governments have never learned anything from history.

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People are trapped in history, and history is trapped in them.

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People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

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People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

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Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.

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Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.

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My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.

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Mythology: the body of a primitive people’s beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deitits and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.

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Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.

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Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on earth, is to remain a child for ever and ever.

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No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.

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No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

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No harm’s done to history by making it something someone would want to read.- David McCullough

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No historian can take part with–or against–the forces he has to study. To him even the extinction of the human race should merely be a fact to be grouped with other vital statistics.

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No less than the tourist, the writer of history profits from maps.

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No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.

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No modern idea has affected history more than the passion of nationalism.

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No one can really know the life of his own day, let alone that of times long past. Always the historian sees as in a mirror darkly, the reds and the golds rendered drab by the shadows of time.

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No other discipline has its portals so wide open to the general public as history.

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Not to know what happened before we were born is always to remain a child; to know, and blindly to adopt that knowledge as an implicit rule of life, is never to be a man.

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Nothing capable of being memorized is history.- R. G. Collingwood

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Nothing falsifies history more than logic.- Guizot

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Nowadays we may see the office of historical research as that of explaining, and therefore lightening, the pressure that the past must exercise upon the present, and the present upon the future. Today we study the day before yesterday, in order that yesterday may not paralyse today, and today not paralyse tomorrow.

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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

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Language is the archives of history.

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Legend remains victorious in spite of history.

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Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.

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Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

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Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions.

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Libraries are not made, they grow.

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Like their personal lives, women’s history is fragmented, interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.

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Look through the whole history of countries professing the Romish religion, and you will uniformly find the leaven of this besetting and accursed principle of action – that the end will sanction any means.

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Man in a word has no nature; what he has. ..is history.- Jose Ortega Gasset

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Man is a history-making creature who can neither repeat his past nor leave it behind.

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Man is an historical animal, with a deep sense of his own past; and if he cannot integrate the past by a history explicit and true, he will integrate it by a history implicit and false.

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Man simply cannot live as the time-animal and the art-animal that he is, without history.

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Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.

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Men after death are understood worse than men of the present, but heard better.

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Men have need of history because, without it, the past threatens to overwhelm them.

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Might does not make right, it only makes history.

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More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations.

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More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations. Kofi Annan quotes

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Most history is a record of the triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who make no nuisance of themselves in the world.

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Most history is guessing, and the rest is prejudice.

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It is part of my creed that the only poetry is history, could we tell it right.

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It is pleasant to be transferred from an office where one is afraid of a sergeant-major into an office where one can intimidate generals, and perhaps this is why history is so attractive to the more timid among us. We can recover self-confidence by snubbing the dead.

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It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk.

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It is striking how history, when resting on the memory of men, always touches the bounds of mythology.

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It is the essence of the poor that they do not appear in history.- Anonymous

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It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.

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It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man’s judgment.

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It is very hard to remember that events now long in the past were once in the future.- Maitland

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It is when the hour of the conflict is over that history comes to a right understanding of the strife, and is ready to exclaim, ‘Lo, God is here, and we knew him not!’

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It is with nations as it is with individuals. A book of history is a book of sermons.

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It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.

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It should be known that history is a discipline that has a great number of approaches.- Ibn Khalduin

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It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

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It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.

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It’ll save part of what was history.

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It’s a very good historical book about history.

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It’s nice to be a part of history but people should get it right. I may not be perfect, but I’m bloody close.

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Just as philosophy is the study of other people’s misconceptions, so history is the study of other people’s mistakes.

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Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can’t stop to count it.

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Knowledge of history frees us to be contemporary.

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In mass societies, myth takes the place of history.- William Bosenbrook

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In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.

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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.

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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.

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In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.

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In studying history we are finding out about ourselves, and in the last resort the natural sciences and even mathematics have the same final end.

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In that instance, as everybody in the country felt, you reorder everything in the world. You’re standing at a place where history was, and this is who we will be now.

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In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

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Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.’ Voltaire

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Inertia is the first law of history, as it is of physics.- Morris R. Cohen

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Isn”t it amazing the way the future succeeds in creating an appropriate past?

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It has become too easy to see that the luckless men of the past lived by mistakes, even absurd beliefs, so we may well fail in a decent respect for them, and forget that historians of the future will point out that we too lived by myths.

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It has been said that although God cannot alter the past, historians can –it is perhaps because they can be useful to Him in this respect that He tolerates their existence.

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It is a great pity that every human being does not, at an early stage of his life, have to write a historical work. He would then realize that the human race is in quite a jam about truth.

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It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.

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It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.

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It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do.

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It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.

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It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.

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It is not the literal past, the ”facts” of history, that shape us, but images of the past embodied in language.

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If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written.

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If an historian were to relate truthfully all the crimes, weaknesses and disorders of mankind, his readers would take his work for satire rather than for history.

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If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a ‘peace conference,’ you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.

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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. George Bernard Shaw quotes

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If history were a photograph of the past it would be flat and uninspiring. Happily, it is a painting; and, like all works of art, it fails of the highest truth unless imagination and ideas are mixed with the paints.

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If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.

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If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me!

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If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim.’

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If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.- Lord Acton

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If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

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If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions of the human mind.

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If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

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If you go back through 2000 years, I guess luck, Marx, and God have made history, the three of them together.

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If you write a post and put it on a blog, that”s a historical document. If you change your template, then that entry looks completely different. It”s the same words, but not the same meaning. This all depends on what historical questions that people will be asking and we can”t know what they will want.

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Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian — ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

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I’m the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.

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In a certain sense all men are historians.

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In a word, we may gather out of history a policy no less wise than eternal; by the comparison and application of other men’s forepassed miseries with our own like errors and ill deservings.

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In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.- Alex Haley

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In history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life; Only then can a shock from outside put an end to the whole

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I can see clearly now… that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.

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I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else – I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.

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I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

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I don’t believe the truth will ever be known, and I have a great contempt for history.- Gen. George Meade

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I don’t compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.

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I don’t know much about history, and I wouldn’t give a nickel for all the history in the world. History is more or less bunk. It is a tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today.

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I go into my library and all history unrolls before me. Alexander Smith quotes

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I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off.

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I have no history but the length of my bones.

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I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.

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I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples.

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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.

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I haven’t, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order – not one.

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I like micro histories. I like reading about little tiny events, not huge.

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I live in an area that’s really rich in Civil War history.

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I live in Kentucky on a farm. Lot of military history I love.

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I see History as a relay race in which one of us, before dropping in his tracks, must carry one stage further the challenge of being a man.

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I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history.

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I worshipped dead men for their strength, Forgetting I was strong.- Vita Sackville

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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.

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History is the short trudge from Adam to atom.

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History is the story of events, with praise or blame.

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History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.

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History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.

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History is the synthesis of all social sciences turned towards the past.

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History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes.

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History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

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History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.

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History is ultimately more important than its singers.- Michael Harrington

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History is who we are and why we are the way we are.

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History is written by the winners.

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History is, after all, the crystallization of popular beliefs.

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History itself is nothing more than legend and romance.

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History knows no resting place and no plateaus.

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History knows that it can wait for more evidence and review its older verdicts; it offers an endless series of courts of appeal, and is ever ready to reopen closed cases.

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History makes people wise. Francis Bacon, Sr. quotes

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History makes us some amends for the shortness of life.

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History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs; priviledging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.

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History may be called, more generally still, the Message, verbal or written, which all Mankind delivers to everyman.- Thomas Carlyle

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History moves in contradictory waves, not in straight lines.