Quotation Explorer - 'History'

The history of our time must be well-captured and documented. - Lailah Gifty Akita
a great reason why a gloomy history may repeat itself is that we may have neglected what history did. When we neglect what history did, history visits us in the same cloth - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In the whole history of the world there is but one thing that money cannot buy...to wit--the wag of a dog's tail. - Josh Billings
History, Geology, Psychology, Philosophy, Chemistry, Physics, Theology, Mathematics, Technology, Sociology, Biology, and the list goes on and on. If all this body of knowledge exist for human consumption, why would I specialize in only one field? - Allan Amanyire
The history doesn't repeat itself, it’s just their methods repeats. 27.06.11 - VicDo
Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishfull thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms.
There's one country that can be trusted to understand the complexity of history, it's Nigeria. - Saminu Kanti
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners. And necessity has made us allies. Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder. - John F. Kennedy
Distorted history boasts of bellicose glory... and seduces the souls of boys to seek mystical bliss in bloodshed and in battles. - Alfred Adler
Every bet of evolution in history came with its built in bet of madness. - Sameh Elsayed
In some ways, art is the most terrifying of human inventions. It preserves the right to undermine all the categories. The history of art is the history of iconoclasm, the history of some new voice saying that everything you know is wrong. - Richard Powers
The spirit of man is not a created being; it existed from eternity and will exist to eternity. Anything created cannot be eternal; and earth, water, ect., had their existence in an elementary state, from eternity." ~Joseph Smith, Jr., 2 July 1839 - Documentary History of the Church 3:387 - Joseph Smith Jr.
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made. - Oscar Wilde
History says, Don’t hopeOn this side of the grave,But then, once in a lifetimeThe longed-for tidal waveOf justice can rise up,And hope and history rhyme - Seamus Heaney
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them. - B.R. Ambedkar
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past. - Victor Hugo
The History Of The Universe In Three WordsCHAPTER ONEBang!CHAPTER TWOsssssCHAPTER THREEcrunch.THE END - Iain M. Banks
For every Gospel action, there is an opposite and devious demonic reaction. We see this in the book of Acts. It appears in church history. We experience it in our personal journeys. - Daniel Henderson
If you are not open to the unprecedented, you will repeat history. If you are open to the unprecedented, you will change history. The difference is prayer. - Mark Batterson
History is important because it teaches us about past. And by learning about the past, ypu come to understand the present, so that you may make educated decisions about the future. - Richelle Mead
History never looks like history when you are living through it. - John W. Gardner
The curves of your lips rewrite history. - Oscar Wilde
History could not be any clearer: Rights given by fad and fashion are just as easily taken away. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For 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. - Lytton Strachey
If you want to live like a normal person, you are already part of history. - M.F. Moonzajer
[A]s military history reveals, a bad plan is often better than no plan, especially if the people on the other side think it’s a good plan. - Adam Gopnik
History that is presented only as ink-embalmed data is as a flower pressed in a book. Although the dry petals still hold all the elements of the original flower, they cannot show us how it looked blooming in the field. The color and fragrance - the true reality - or the flowers are gone. - Rex Alan Smith
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A history of literature, unlike history as such, ought to list only victories, for its defeats are no victory for anyone. - Julien Gracq
The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history. - Noam Chomsky
Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
Yesterday was the fucking history... the "Now" is the most vicious part of all... as for tomorrow it's the fucking mystery. - Deyth Banger
Snuffy and the Bull is one of several short stories from a time in our history which has been woven into the quilt of America and found within the eclectic tapestry of our culture. - Regine' Ivory-Barlow
Titanic started a voyage through history when it sailed away. One century later, there is still no port at sight. - Marina Tavares Dias
History is too serious to be left to historians. - Ian Macleod
That is the American story. People, just like you, following their passions, determined to meet the times on their own terms. They weren't doing it for the money. Their titles weren't fancy. But they changed the course of history and so can you. - Barack Obama
People talk about history and things like slavery, genocide, and religious persecution as horrors that happened in the past because we were ignorant. But nothing's changed. We still hate what we don't understand. - J. Matthew Nespoli
History is replete with blunders written by sycophants. - Tomichan Matheikal
News is only the first rough draft of history. - Alan Barth
History Is The BACKBONEOf FutureLearn and Grow - K Kapoor
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane
History is orphan. It can speak, but cannot hear. It can give, but cannot take. Its wounds and tragedies can be read and known, but cannot be avoided or cured. - Kedar Joshi
I am convinced that human history has not yet begun, that we find ourselves in the last period of the prehistoric. - Bartolomeo Vanzetti
I like a puzzle, as you know. So does every scholar worth his salt. It's the reward of the business, to look history in the eye and say, 'I know who you are. You can't fool me'. - Elizabeth Kostova
To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. - Mahatma Gandhi
...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'... - Janet Frame
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
Memoir is not an act of history but an act of memory, which is innately corrupt. - Mary Karr
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow, hope lies in dreams in imagination - Irak. ibrahim Hussain Didi
Leaders of all systems (Capitalism, Communism, etc.) in History claimed to serve the people. All Systems would work if the leaders meant it! - Francis Mont
When the weakness of human soul conflict with writer's word , It will create self History. - Yaganesh Derasari
War is sometimes described as long periods of boredom punctuated by short moments of excitement. History is often similar, if rather safer. - John H. Arnold
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
If epigenetic changes caused by trauma such as the Holocaust, or enslavement, can be passed through generations, as researchers have recently found, perhaps some of us are hard-wired to be afraid because our history has taught us that fear is a kind of armor. - Amy Brill
History is the essence of innumerable biographies. - Thomas Carlyle
The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tarot is a practice rich with history and cultural knowledge. It is a science of the mind. - Benebell Wen
It is worth starting with visions, though, because they establish hopes and fears. History then determines which prevail. - John Lewis Gaddis
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other alternatives. - Abba Eban
Wouldn't the worst be, isn't the worst, in truth, that women aren't castrated, that they have only to stop listening to the Sirens (for the Sirens were men) for history to change its meaning? - Hélène Cixous
We are a day away from making history, and a history towards the breaking of tommorrow. - Anthony Liccione
If the only significant history of human thought were to be written, it would have to be the history of its successive regrets and its impotences. - Albert Camus
The best we can do is take the history we have and deal with it. - Christopher L. Bennett
Every Moment can be History of tomorrow but its upon us what to do with this Moment"- - Samar Sudha
No war has ever won in the history, because people died in every single war! Where there are deaths, there is no victory! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Mom in the night The time will come Forests will be regrown People will be reborn When that happens Time will be remembered in history Because we won't count time anymore - Jordan Hoechlin
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon
In the history of the earth, the sun remains still. - Lailah Gifty Akita
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. - Abba Eban
Muhammad is the greatest man that history ever knew - Gustave Le Bon
Which is worse? Lust for the purchasing power of money, or the kind of lust that covets power over others? Let the history of 20th Century socialist revolutions answer that question. - A.E. Samaan
What matters for the dialectician is having the wind of world history in his sails. Thinking for him means: to set the sails. It is the way they are set that matters. Words are his sails. The way they are set turns them into concepts. - Walter Benjamin
I am writing history, and I can't be there. - Jay Mark D. Saga-ad
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Victorian era was perhaps the last point in Western history when magic and science were allowed to coexist. - Jonathan Auxier
To die for a cause is easy, to live, to be steady day after day doing the small things, taking care of the details, knowing you will be forgotten by history and still choosing to do so, that is real courage - Anonymous
The economists have us well along the way of the greatest mass extinction event in human history. - Steven Magee
History is the same story with different costumes. - Stefan Molyneux
TODAY is the PAST of your FUTURE. So, make TODAY count for the sake of your HISTORY. Use your words, time & choices wisely - Fela Durotoye
History is written by the victors. - Walter Benjamin
You can hide memories, suppress them, but you can’t erase the history that produced them - Haruki Murakami
The history of the failure of war can almost be summed up in two words: too late. - Douglas MacArthur
Geschichte ist [...] ein Dialog zwischen Gegenwart und Vergangenheit. [re-transl.:] History is [...] a dialogue between the present and the past.
If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. - Fidel Castro
[A writer] cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it. - Albert Camus
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. - George Orwell
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
History, sir, will tell lies, as usual. - George Bernard Shaw
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation. - Michelle Obama
History is full of blank spaces, but good stories, invariably, are not. - Sara Sheridan
The opportunity of studying history, is the opportunity to experience empathy. - John Green
Looking at the stars is a glimpse of history. Some of the things we see are millions of light-years away. Everything in the universe has a past but stars don't try to hide it. They just keep shinning, for everyone to see. - Kevin Alan Milne
History is much more the product of chaos than of conspiracy - Zbigniew Brzeziński
Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women's history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one. - Naomi Wolf
To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile] - David McCullough
Home gives you something no other place can... your history. Home is where your history begins. - Billie Letts
History is written by the winners. - Napoléon Bonaparte
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
History doesn’t start with a tall buildingand a card with your name written on it, but jokes do. I think someone is takingus for suckers and is playing a mean game. - Nathan Reese Maher
Language allows us to reach out to people, to touch them with our innermost fears, hopes, disappointments, victories. To reach out to people we'll never meet.It's the greatest legacy you could ever leave your children or your loved ones:The history of how you felt. - Simon Van Booy
More focus has been placed on these subjects through human history than on anything else—mystery and mysticism, God, imagination, intuition, the nature of relationships, human purpose, happiness and salvation… - Darrell Calkins
History furnishes scant evidence of the goodwill of the people. - Marty Rubin
History will be erased in the universal purgatory. - Dejan Stojanovic
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors. - Voltaire
History is conjecture raised to the level of an art. - Marty Rubin
I just met history for a couple of hours, and then our ways parted. - Michael Bar-Zohar
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history. - Pope John Paul II
Maybe history wouldn't have to repeat itself if we listened once in awhile. - Wynne McLaughlin
The history of science is everywhere speculative. It is a marvelous hiatory. It makes you proud to be a human being.
Christmas cut history in two ages, the Age of Promise, and the Age of Fulfillment. - John Piper
Every single human soul has more meaning and value than the whole of history. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
History does not usually make real sense until long afterward. - Bruce Catton
Jesus not only preached liberty, but has the authority to direct history toward its final victory. - The Liberty Book
History is the insight to foresight - Dr Lloyd Magangeni
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular. - Aristotle
Unfortunately, humans have a long history of trying to fix their engineering mistakes with more engineering mistakes! - Steven Magee
International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It's about the interests of states. Remember that, no matter what you are told in history lessons. - Egon Bahr
We do not just risk repeating history if we sweep it under the carpet, we also risk being myopic about our present. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
History is nothing if not far-fetched. - Albert O. Hirschman
I'm interested in the way in which the past affects the present and I think that if we understand a good deal more about history, we automatically understand a great more about contemporary life. - Toni Morrison
If we rated greatness by the influence of the great, we will say "Muhammad is the greatest of the great in history - Will Durant
Without women, humanity will be history. - Debasish Mridha
The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal. - Mark Twain
Live in the moment. Don’t carry baggage from the past. Put that baggage in a history book and learn from it, but don’t carry it on your shoulder. You will feel lighter and be able to enjoy the present and the future. - Debasish Mridha
We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we selectively take evidence from the past to justify what we have already made up our minds to do. - Margaret MacMillan
Great ambition and conquest without contribution is without significance. What will your contribution be? How will history remember you? - William Hundert - The Emperors Club
Our spiritual history is the history of God-ventriloquists! The truth is that the voice of God is the voice of cunning Man, the ventriloquist's voice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Grandmother's knee is a wonderful place to learn about the Bible, ghosts, and even Santa Claus, but a mighty poor place to learn about history. - L.B. Taylor Jr.
While history is much more than a record of magnified personal encounters, it also remains rooted in individual personalities.
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Winston S. Churchill
History has shown us time and time again that you don't have to know someone to love them with all your heart. - Shannon L. Alder
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history? - Marcus Tullius Cicero
That is the key to history. Terrific energy is expended - civilizations are built up - excellent institutions devised; but each time something goes wrong. Some fatal flaw always brings the selfish and the cruel people to the top and it all slides back into misery and ruin. - C.S. Lewis
Yesterday is the history chapter in the book of life, isn't it time you turned the page? - Rob Liano
You wanna start a fire I've got the coal, that's what history is to me. And it attracts the right person to do something with it to create the next fire. And fires are fuel and food and energy and life. - Nora Guthrie
Because history is not the background—history is the stage! And you are on the stage! Oh, how sickening is your appalling ignorance of your own times! - Philip Roth
I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially to the extent to which it has been applied, will be one of the greatest jokes in the history books of the future. Posterity will marvel that so very flimsy and dubious an hypothesis could be accepted with the incredible credulity it has. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done. - Mark Twain
History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Each second of every time has its own story and history to be filed. - Auliq Ice
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism. - William James
History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy. - George W. Bush
I hate American History after 1850. - Emma Iadanza
Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please. - Karl Marx
I have not tried to write the history of that language, but rather the archaeology of that silence. - Michel Foucault
I am absolutely convinced without any uncertainty that the old adage, History Repeats Itself is a valid assertion. - Chris Mentillo
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. - Sonia Johnson
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. - Dan Quayle
You have thousands of friends and all of them will be part of your history but not with your destiny. - Evan
Beneath history, memory and forgettingBeneath memory and forgetting, life. - Paul Ricœur
The unconscious is the true accumulation of your history. It can be accepted or rejected but it can't fundamentally be altered. - Stefan Molyneux
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. - Angela Carter
Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on something. There is a certain concern for history but it’s not very deep. I understand that time has changed, we have evolved. But I don’t want to forget the beginning. A lasting architecture has to have roots. - I. M. Pei
Lots of people in history have only done their jobs and look at the trouble they caused - Terry Pratchett
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. - Georges Clemenceau
Humans have been doin’ awful things to each other throughout history. Humanity’s not as great as you make it out to be. I do what needs to be done, and that’s that. We’re about to go to war, Earl. There ain’t no humanity in war. - http sheamagazine.com fiction-afterlife-chapter-24
When we can’t see ourselves in our history, we begin to think that we are disconnected and suffering alone. Historical ignorance always precedes cultural imbalances and individual despair. - Aurin Squire
Never in the course of history, have so many owed so much to so few.
There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman. - Willa Cather
History fondly remembers those who meet expectations but is written by a few who exceed them - Faisal Khosa
We are the offspring of history, and must establish our own paths in this most diverse and interesting of conceivable universes—one indifferent to our suffering, and therefore offering us maximum freedom to thrive, or to fail, in our own chosen way. - Stephen Jay Gould
The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal. - Mark Twain
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
Faithfulness to the truth of history involves far more than research, however patient and scrupulous, into special facts. The narrator must seek to imbue himself with the life and spirit of the time. - Francis Parkman
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from. - Eddie Izzard
If you’re looking for family entertainment, don’t study history or prehistory. - Peter Frost
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard
We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand. - Paulo Coelho
Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages. - Auguste Rodin
true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.{Gibbs's obituary for scientist Rudolf Clausius} Josiah Willard Gibbs - His
Never in the history of mankind have so many owed so much to so few. - Sir Winston Churchill
Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out. - Carl Sagan
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
The tragedy about history - personally and globally - is that while we may learn it we rarely learn from it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There is no history of anything happening until it does.And then there is. - Ronda Rousey
History is the record of intolerance. - Marty Rubin
Stories, like conjuring tricks, are invented because history is inadequate for our dreams. - Steven Millhauser
We learn from history that we do not learn from history.
In the history of man, there has been and always will be more horses' asses than horses. - Jeffrey Fry
Paris has history, it has art, it has wonderful architecture, it has literature, but much more important than all these, it has freedom! If a city cannot offer freedom to its dwellers, all its other beauties will be meaningless! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Forgiveness is the only way to reverse the irreversible flow of history. - Hannah Arendt
I may have not done History in high school but War cannot be ended by endless talks, only Cold War. - Goitsemang Mvula
Why are we learning about the past, when this is History? - Galinda Glinda
Because normal human activity is worse for nature than the greatest nuclear accident in history. - Martin Cruz Smith
If the hard workers be ever appraised honestly by the organisation’s head, then the history would have never witnessed the case of the hands being cut-off of the workforce who created the huge structure. - Anuj Somany
History is the study of the abuse of power. - Marty Rubin
Experience has taught us that we have only one enduring weapon in our struggle against mental illness: the emotional discovery of our truth about the unique history of our childhood.-, author of The Drama of The Gifted Child - Alice Miller
History proves there is no better advertisement for a book than to condemn it for obscenity. - Holbrook Jackson
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget. - George W. Bush
Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless. - Honore de Balzac
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong-these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Sir Winston Churchill
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
In the history of battles and wars, the massacres of civilians were the main reason of revolutions success. - M.F. Moonzajer
If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Anonymous
The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. - David Brinkley
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again. - Maya Angelou
In 1487 alone, two hundred heretics had-in one of the greatest euphemisms in the history of language-"relaxed," that is, burned at the stake. Dogs of God, Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors - James Reston Jr.
Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself. - Mae West
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. - Albert Camus
if reason ruled the world would history even exist? - Ryszard Kapuściński
History, for better or worse, is 'us' on a grand scale full of secrets, beauty, fear, longing, and stifled love. Without history, our lives would not be complete, and we could not be, in the best sense, fully 'human. - Boria Sax
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. - Albert Camus
History books are being re-written all the time - Andy Warhol
History is unkind to those it abandons, and can be equally unkind to those who make it. - Salman Rushdie
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history. - Joseph Conrad
I looked up at the wall. My bachelor's degree had been in History. Films like Back to the Future and Quantum Leap had been some of my favorite programs. Could time travel really be possible? This seemed too unreal. - Anna M. Aquino
Accessibility to information never been so advanced and easy in entire human history as it is now and we have no excuse for ignorance. - Baris Gencel
If the great figures of this nation’s history were alive today, they would all have to say that they committed a felony when they applied for a job at McDonald’s. - Justin King
I read anything that’s going to be interesting. But you don’t know what it is until you’ve read it. Somewhere in a book on the history of false teeth there’ll be the making of a novel. - Terry Pratchett
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
No man is truly great, who is great only in his life-time. The test of greatness is the page of history. - William Hazlitt
Find a unique path and make a successful journey over there! This is the way to have a unique place in the history! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A client of mine once joked, If youremployer likes you, the rest is history, the raise and everythingelse will come. That intangible attitude in the workplace is whatsets apart those who get promoted and those who don’t. - Derric Yuh Ndim
The history of human nature: How far can we get away with being complete and utter bastards, before we have to backtrack? - Paul MacAlindin
I am terrified of restrictive religious doctrine, having learned from history that when men who adhere to any form of it are in control, common men like me are in peril. [The World Is My Home (1991)] - James A. Michener
History is written by the rich, and so the poor get blamed for everything. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
Learn from history or you're doomed to repeat it. - Jesse Ventura
Over the course of human history, many items have briefly flourished as means of exchange, only to be demonetarized. Now, we have demonetarized money. - Markham Shaw Pyle
What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race? - Thomas Sowell
There are places I cannot visit. Places of unbearable sadness, grief, mourning. They say places are made by people. I say places are defined by the memories they conjure—the lunge of a curse, a shared and shattered history, a loved one drowned and lost in the ocean of forgetting. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
There is a history in all men's lives. - William Shakespeare
The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
The imagination is the goal of history. I see culture as an effort to literally realize our collective dreams. - Terence McKenna
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it. - Oscar Wilde
History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme. - Mark Twain
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history. - Edward W. Said
Check the history, more people died for freedom than love, people need freedom before they need love. - Amit Kalantri
Too many writers are trying to write with too shallow an education. Whether they go to college or not is immaterial...a good writer needs a sense of the history of literature to be successful as a writer. - James Kisner
A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts as the results of sudden impulses and accident, than of the reason of which we so much boast.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes. - Voltaire
Web standards keep you out of the dustbin of history. - Josh Greenberg
We should look closely on what is happening at the moment, guys with little moustaches can pop up everywhere now given this instable economic situation. A look into history shows us what that could mean. - Steve Keen
The book is the most technologically advanced invention in the history of humankind. - Kambiz Mostofizadeh
Could we possible manage the next phase of human history without first dealing with this penchant for dehumanizing the adversary? - Carl Sagan
If miracles represent prophecy, we must have more prophets in twenty first century than the entire human history. - M.F. Moonzajer
I am here tracing the History of the Earth itself, from its own Monuments. - Jean-André de Luc
In India we never distinguished between history and myth. Our Puranas as well as Itihasas contain fantastical tales. They are lies that convey deeper truths. - Ashwin Sanghi
History is the short trudge from Adam to atom. - Leonard Louis Levinson
But maybe all it needs is a moment to change the course of history. - Sally Gardner
When you study history, you're really studying yourself. Every bit of history I've uncovered about my own family has some remnant in myself. - John Sedgwick
A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice, to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity to most of the children born into the world, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open a new phase in human history. - H.G. Wells
I AM A FATHERLESS FATHER FOR MINE IS GONE,HIS DEATH A MYSTERY, HE IS HISTORY, AND THAT IS WHY I LOOK ONLY UPON YOU FOR YOUR JUST GUIDANCE MY FAITHFUL GOD. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself. - Gavin Mills
To forget is to render the pages of history as entirely blank, and the lessons of history as never taught. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You are the author of your own destiny; write yourself into history books. - Matshona Dhliwayo
History will judge societies and governments and their institutions not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless. - César Chávez
Judgement is always based on experience and sometimes you will battle a person's history first, before commonsense will ever win the war. - Shannon L. Alder
History engineered if the facts couldn't be generally accepted. - Toba Beta
Everyone has a story with coca-cola people like Wayne Dyer even and people like Alan Rickman and many other people, so... they are dead so you can take it Coca-Cola is part of the history! - Deyth Banger
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
Novels give you the matrix of emotions, give you the flavour of a time in a way formal history cannot. - Doris Lessing
I don't know what's wrong with this world, but I do know what's right with it: Love. I have studied enough history to see that no matter how cruel the behavior of tyrants and no matter how dark the moments have been, Love has always prevailed. Always. - Steve Maraboli
History is the diary of humankind; to forget it is to try to navigate the future with no memory of the past. - T.L. Rese
If history is written by the victorious, what if the victors lied? - Michael Duncan
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century. - Dan C. Quayle
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Old books exert a strange fascination for me -- their smell, their feel, their history; wondering who might have owned them, how they lived, what they felt. - Lauren Willig
By philosophy, history, economics and science, all knowledge and wisdom, humanity may eventually arrive at the awareness of its own oneness.... Sudipta Das - Sudipta Das
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. - Steve Maraboli
History remembers the battle, but forgets the blood. - R
I am a storyteller, not a historian, and it's my ambition to create something compelling - something unputdownable and riveting - that chimes with the real history but is, in fact, fiction. - Sara Sheridan
If you don't know history, you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. - Michael Chrichton
I don't like regressing - I move beyond. Life belongs to the future and I believe in creating History rather than visiting and revisiting the past. - Amit Abraham
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Georg W. Hegel
History is barbaric to me because it omits all traces of the personal. - Marty Rubin
Lucky nation is the one who has at least one great progressive revolutionary man in its history! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Things just happen, one after another. They don't care who knows. But history... ah, history is different. History has to be observed. Otherwise it's not history. It's just... well, things happening one after another. - Terry Pratchett
People who have outrageous skills and abilities are the gold nuggets in the river bed of human history. - Michael Pryor
God is the one who always remembers those whom history has forgotten. - Bartolomé de las Casas
Evolution on the large scale unfolds, like much of human history, as a succession of dynasties. - Edmund Beecher Wilson
History doesn't remember gardens.…You forgot the wise administrators, those who kept the peace, those who brought prosperity. You needn’t feel embarrassed, though. So did history. - Andrew Ashling
If, after all, men cannot always make history have meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. - Albert Camus
I never set out to write a book to change women's lives, to change history. It's like, 'Who, me?' Yes, me. I did it. And I'm not that different from other women. ... Maybe my power and glory was that I could speak my truth as a woman and it was the truth of every woman. - Betty Friedan
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question. - Thomas Jefferson
The history of time is captured by poet, artist, writer, photographer…! - Lailah Gifty Akita
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
Working hard is important, but there's something that matters even more. Believing in yourself. Think of it this way: Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than we are now. Students. If they can do it, why not us? - J.K. Rowling
Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. How could they be the initiators, if they themselves are the result of violence? - Paolo Freire
Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is. - Joseph Campbell
It is ashamed that history isolates things that are common to a large populace, but families don’t disperse generational history to prevent their descendants from falling in the same traps as they had. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
World praises the amalgamation of conscious & unconscious, History is the testament. - Shreyansh Jaiswal
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular level.
It is the vice of the journalist, I once wrote, to think that history can always be reduced to experience, and of the scholar to think that experience can always be reduced to history. History and experience are far more frequently out of sync, or running on parallel tracks. - Adam Gopnik
For the first time in human history, most people are doing things that could never interest a child enough to want to tag along. That says less about the child than about us. - Anthony Esolen
History is rich knowledge. In your travel, learn brief history of the place visited. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I know it is the fashion to say that most of recorded history is lies anyway. I am willing to believe that history is for the most part inaccurate and biased, but what is peculiar to our own age is the abandonment of the idea that history could be truthfully written. - George Orwell
We should never, ever believe life - or history holds no surprises for us. That was lies arrogance. And arrogance can blind us to the truth.""Which truth?""Any truth. All truth." her voice was solemn - Kay Hooper
Leo Strauss's discoveries in the history of political philosophy had the effect of liberating his students from the yoke of contemporary thought. - William Kristol
Every body has role to play in the history of the world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In order to be written into History; one must first change it. - Darrius Garrett
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. - J. W. Schopf
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mythology does not interest me. Nor does history. But the possible overlap between history and mythology excites me immensely. - Ashwin Sanghi
In the last analysis, the essential thing is the life of individual. This alone makes history, here alone do the great transformations take place, and the whole future, the whole history of the world, ultimately springs as a gigantic summation from these hidden source in individuals. - C.G. Jung
I'm a master at setting people off...' accounting my sexual history and scope of experience; surrendering; in conclusion an epic failure - Robert Wesley Miller
The greatest act of domestic terrorism in the history of the USA is currently in process and the culprits are the energy, electrical, electronics and wireless radiation industries. - Steven Magee
The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history. - Woodrow Wilson
There is properly no history, only biography. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
History is the enemy of memory. - Richard White
I happen to know that history is nothing but a spin and metaphor, which is what all yarns are made up of, when you strip them down to the underlay. And what makes a hit or a myth, of course, is how that story is told, and by whom. - Joanne Harris
There are many examples of men in history who could give us a better mirror after which to pattern ourselves - Darius Bolton
This is the moment when something once more begins visibly to happen, something truly new and unique...something truly historical, in the sense that history again demands to be heard. - Václav Havel
Corrupt and incompetent police officers have a long history of being protected by their colleagues, police internal affairs and the government. - Steven Magee
We are mosaics - pieces of light, love, history, stars -- glued together with magic and music and words. - Anita Krishan
Read History ToCreate History - K Kapoor
History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we made today. - Henry Ford
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one. - W. H. Auden
Those who don't know history are destined to be tyrannized by it - Dean Cavanagh
A legacy is not what is recorded in history books or repeated in song, but what is woven into the souls of those who remain.(from The General's Legacy) - Adrian G. Hilder
History makers recognize the shift in times and seasons. - Sunday Adelaja
Well, history isn't ever going to end, happily or unhappily. And history is ending every second - happily for some of us, unhappily for others, happily one second, unhappily the next. History is always ending and always not ending, and both ways there is nothing to wait for - Tom Robbins
Psychology has a long past, but only a short history - Herman Ebbinghaus
In all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James
Experience, derived from scientific investigation, led to all the scientific literature in history. Likewise, experience, derived from religious transcendence, led to all the religious scriptures in history. It's never the other way around. - Abhijit Naskar
The USA has a long history of radiation damaging workers health. - Steven Magee
History shapes the lives of all men, women and children ... sometimes unraveling humanity into an undesired mess. - Lynda I Fisher
Never in mankind’s history have we so fundamentally changed our means of existence with so little thought. - James Rozoff
...capitalism is too important and complex a subject to be left to economists. Achieving a critical comprehension of it requires perspectives beyond those characteristic of modern economics. That is why this is a history not of economic ideas, but of ideas beyond the capitalist economy. - Jerry Z. Muller
History is written by the legends. - Evan Ricafort
Once people get hung up on theology, they've lost sanity forever. More people have been killed in the name of Jesus Christ than any other name in the history of the world. - Gore Vidal
In Land of Milk and Money, Anthony Barcellos mines rich family history to create a full-blooded tale that readers will find insightful, rewarding, and entertaining. - John Lescroart
My history is my step to future , whatever the history was full of garbage, but I can get over it and get to the TOP with my History - Ahmed Farrag
The history of ideas is the history of the grudges of solitary men.
History repeats itself; that's one of the things that's wrong with history. - Clarence Darrow
World history is a court of judgment - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
We must thank to all the failed people in the history as they showed us the true way to success! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. - William H. Borah
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. in the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. - Whitney Griswold
That is the supreme value of history. The study of it is the best guarantee against repeating it.
History will remember you for your accomplishments, not for your ability. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing is final in history. It always moves on. Peace must be built again and again. - Thorbjørn Jagland
...history should continually seek to challenge our assumptions. It should prompt us to look differently at the world and make us less self-assured about our own ideals and beliefs. - Christopher Kelly
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. 2) Advising the President. 3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin. - David Letterman
You will be most readily cured of vanity or presumption by studying the history of music, and by hearing the master pieces which have been produced at different periods. - Robert Schumann
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. - Barbara W. Tuchman
Who thinks to interview their own mother? As a self-fixated teen, I never imagined that she had an actual personal history. To my young eyes, she was Source of Cash Obsessed With De-Cluttering - Jancee Dunn
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. - Woody Allen
No great leader in history fought to prevent change.
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson
…little people like me have to keep the true story alive. That way, when the revolution ends, and people come looking for the history, we can say, ‘Here it is we kept it for you. - Mauriel Joslyn
Clio, the muse of history, is as thoroughly infected with lies as a street whore with syphilis. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The legacy I leave will be unimaginably enhanced by the legacies I received. Therefore, I must be wise enough to embrace the history of those who have gone before me so that I can shape the future of those who will go ahead of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases. - Thomas Jefferson
No matter how troubled a character's history, romance novels tell us, love can be built upon it, and happily-ever-after can result. What's more, the darker the past, the brighter the future - and the better the read. - Sarah MacLean
No harm's done to history by making it something someone would want to read."(The Course of Human Events, NEH Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities 2003) - David McCullough
At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable. As far as I can tell it isn't. - Paul Graham
History is no more fixed and dead than the future. The past is no further away than the last breath you took. - Robin Hobb
History is the most patient of teachers. If Man doesn't get the lesson, it keeps repeating itself until he finally gets it. - Christian Adam Ribeiraud
A page of history is worth a pound of logic. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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. - Cicero
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out. - G. M. Trevelyan
We write the history of our time. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In your opinion, where do private and political life, personal history and History meet? You know the answer, Maya. You say it unhesitatingly - in art and literature. - Abdourahman A. Waberi
When you don't change, history repeats itself. Then you have to decide if changing is for the best, or you keep seeing repeats because you're doing something right. - Rebecca McKinsey
In history, as elsewhere, fools rush in, and the angels may perhaps be forgiven if rather than tread in those treacherous paths they tread upon the fools instead. - G.R. Elton
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. - George Bernard Shaw
The principle must always rule that ideas are not born of other ideas, philosophies of other philosophies; they are a continually renewed of real historical development. The unity of history (what the idealists call unity of the spirit) is not a presupposition, but a continuously developing process. - Antonio Gramcsi
The fame of his likes circulates briskly but soon grows heavy and stale; and as for history it will limit his life story to the dash between two dates. - Vladimir Nabokov
Let your heart shine even more than your face. The beautiful contents of your heart can never be forgotten, but your face will be a history. - Michael Bassey Johnson
History is important. If you don't know history it is as if you were born yesterday. And if you were born yesterday, anybody up there in a position of power can tell you anything, and you have no way of checking up on it. - Howard Zinn
time does stop sometimes, you see everyone passing by, following their destiny and the destination it is leading, and you conclude its better where you are then moving again....often history repeats itself before it changes..... - Prashant
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant
I can never do justice to the great feeling of amazement and encouragement I felt when, perhaps for the first time in American history, white citizens of a Southern state banded together to come to Selma and show their indignation about the injustices against the African-Americans. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. - Ronald Reagan
We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. - Chuck Palahniuk
The history of science is the saga of nature defying common sense. - Kedar Joshi
Every day is precious. You will never live THIS day again. It is ONE event in human history. Why not make it count? Time is a nonrenewable resource. - Kristen Lamb
Throughout history, only a small number of people have done the serious thinking for everybody. - John Brockman
History is finite-there's only so much you can learn about a six square block historic district in New York City. (Dark City Lights) - Kat Georges
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
I believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world. - The Dalai Lama
Only the victor gets to write history; where half of the facts are distorted and the other half invented. - Mamur Mustapha
When I am old and addled I will make coronets like Cad, that have nothing to do with history, but represent the whimsy and cobwebs in my brain. - Sherri Baldy
We all move on from history to chance, sorrow to sorrow, hope to hope, joy to joy. Read the book of fiction on the theme. its title is FROM HISTORY TO CHANCE - Jamaluddin Jamali
Those who don't know their history are defenseless against those determined to repeat it. - Ray A. Davis
Throughout all history, the great wise men and teachers, philosophers, and prophets have disagreed with one another on many different things. It is only on this one point that they are in complete and unanimous agreement. We become what we think about. - Earl Nightingale
Well-behaved women rarely make history.
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. - Washington Irving
Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did. - Electronic Arts
History isn't written by the winners OR the losers; it's written by the writers. - Alan C. Baird
In success formula, master of history is the master builder of tomorrow - Dr Lloyd Magangeni
Historical sense and poetic sense should not, in the end, be contradictory, for if poetry is the little myth we make, history is the big myth we live, and in our living, constantly remake. - Robert Penn Warren
I may not sound wrong when I say that by revealing history, you end up making it. - Sambhav Ratnakar The Covert Perspective
If history really forever repeats itself: then, it has always been then. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this. - Gustave Flaubert
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the governing of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question. - Thomas Jefferson
We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven into an age of unreason if we dig deep into our history and remember we are not descended from fearful men. - Edward R. Murrow
4. Real men are men who have devoted their lives to solving the problem of others and giving a helping hand to those they meet in their journey through life. These are the kind of men that history can never forget. - Dr. Bien Sufficient
Live today. For tomorrow it will all be history. - Pravinee Hurbungs
History is a record of human nature in action. - James Carlos Blake
If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. - Michael Crichton
It is my conviction that when events are forgotten, buried in the cellar of the page, they are no longer even history. - Katherine Ann Porter
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
The problem with the Mindset of a fair Democracy is that it purports to be a fair and trustworthy system, but history shows clearly how the voters' trust has been constantly abused. - Tony Dovale
You are pitiful, isolated individuals! You are bankrupts. Your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on into the dustbin of history! - Leon Trotksy
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
History has always been violent, unstoppable and bound to happen; either with or without you. Acknowledge it. - Mamur Mustapha
The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy. It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A need for many candles may arise in every nation’s history to light up the darkness in the country. Most of the time, the youth is the very candles themselves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A history has not been made by you.History made you.The Religious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansThe Religion Of The Blue CircleAmen - Petra Hermans
Looking at my life through the lens of history has made me increasingly grateful to standout women who pushed those boundaries to make the changes from which I have benefited. - Sara Sheridan
I don't have a problem with these Arizona laws. I have a problem with Chicano, Gay and Lesbian, Asian-American and African-American histories not being taught in American History courses. - M.G. Hardie
To eradicate blindness, let us expand our vision. Let us dream and take actions to make blindness a history from the past. - Debasish Mridha
Don't forget your history nor your destiny - Bob Marley
He and his whiskey;Together, they created history. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
History is bunk. - Henry Ford
What’s the best home-based business opportunity in the world today? Without a doubt, it’s network marketing. Like it or hate it, network marketing has created more millionaires than any other industry in history. There’s just one problem it can be hard if you’re not used to it! - Kevin J. Donaldson
Nothing shines up a halo faster than death Matthew. But funerals are for the living... and revising history... only dilutes the lessons we should learn from it. - Father Lantom, Daredevil
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WAKE UP NOW...You will become a history one day...Even if you are most important, most powerful, most wanted or most influential individual on the planet. THAT’S IT! - Aditya Ajmera
In reality, though, the first thing to ask of history is that it should pointout to us the paths of liberty. The great lesson to draw from revolutions isnot that they devour humanity but rather that tyranny never fails to generatethem. - Pierre Trudeau
Life and history have repeatedly taught us that values and virtues are far much stronger than the physical wealth we often see. For material wealth emanates from values and virtues. - Sunday Adelaja
Because the human history is the history of shoes. The history of places where we ever tread and stand. - Stebby Julionatan
History is the stories we tell about the past. - Thomas King
Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it in summer school - Josh Stern
History is a burden. Stories can make us fly. - Robin Hood Doctor Who 8x01 "The Robots of Sherwood"
I am responsible only to God and history.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
Seek to know the history of the sacred souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The contents of someone's bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait."(About Books; Recoiling, Rereading, Retelling, New York Times, February 22, 1987) - Anatole Broyard
With your life, you are writing the history of the universe. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it. - Steven Spielberg
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. - Eugene V. Debs
The truth is in Jesus and it leads to the fullness of truth about God, man, creation, history, sin, righteousness, grace, faith, salvation, life, death, purpose, meaning, relationships, heaven, hell, judgement, eternity, and everything else of ultimate consequence. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
If history can do anything it is to remind us that all our judgments are merely relative to time and circumstance. - Herbert Butterfield
As sure as time, history is repeating itself, and as sure as man is man, history is the last place he'll look for his lessons. - Harper Lee
The tears of God are the meaning of history. - Nicholas Wolterstorff
Even if we have bad feelings about our past and it causes a sense of alienation, it belongs to our history. Its benchmarks are stored in the granary of our mind and crucial evaluations for the future cannot be made without consulting the archive of our memory. ( Not without the past) - Erik Pevernagie
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. - Theodore Roosevelt
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals. - Malcolm X
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
What a life we live. Full of questions, adventures, stories, mistakes, good, quests, bad, miracles, lessons, people, blessings, journeys, inventions, music, animals, history, cultures, religions, prophecies, planets, stars, careers, movies, plants, hate, love, and so much more. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us. But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What is History? Any thoughts, Webster?''History is the lies of the victors," I replied, a little too quickly. 'Yes, I was rather afraid you'd say that. Well, as long as you remember that it is also the self-delusions of the defeated. - Julian Barnes
To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Becky Chambers
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity. - Hermann Hesse
Yankee Stadium, it’s like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. - Bob Feller
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that. - Arthur Ashe
History tells us what people do; historical fiction helps us imagine how they felt. - Guy Vanderhaeghe
History, writing, infect after a time a man's sense of himself... - A.S. Byatt
History is for everyone, but the memories of it is for those who experienced it. - ME :)
History is like a constantly changing tree. - David Irving
Adoration drives obedience, but throughout history people are prone to forget the faithfulness of God yesterday. - Matt Chandler
Five years back, I dreamed of me being what I am today.Five years later, I dream of me being what I am in future.Now, is the true version of me between my history and mystery.... - Rateb Rayyes
The idiot willingness to choose sides is what feeds the abattoir of history. - Steven Heighton
He left not knowing where he was going, he got there not knowing where he was, and he came back not knowing where he had been. But history books will point out Columbus as the person who made the Americas available for exploitation. I guess I can make the same kind of ridiculous claim. - Herschell Gordon Lewis
Here. Where I am anonymous and alone in a white room with no history and no parading. So I can make something unknown in the shape of this room. Where I am King of Corners. - Michael Ondaatje
To write good history is the noblest work of man. - John Dickson Carr
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
It is kind of strange watching your personal history become costume. - gadgetgirl
We learn from history that we don't learn from history! - Desmond Tutu
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Each step I take is one I can never get back each thing I do is forever in history each word a person say is forever imprinted in one's memory so be careful of your words or action. For it maybe your last - Joyce Guo
Writing your own quotes is like you started writing your history. - Evan Ricafort
One of the sadder lessons of history is that progress is reversible. - Marty Rubin
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. - Sir Winston Churchill
The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity. - Robertson Davies
The history of man is a graveyard of great cultures that came to catastrophic ends because of their incapacity for planned, rational, voluntary reaction to challenge. - Erich Fromm
The only group large enough to handle," the world's biggest, "problems is the network of millions of local churches around the world. We have the widest distribution, largest group of volunteers, local credibility, the promises of God, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the inevitability of history. - Rick Warren
Those unuttered words of your smile can rewrite the history of this wonderful world. - Debasish Mridha
Mythology is a set of primitive lies that people rarely believe. This is rather different from history, which is a set of lies that people believe. - Ashwin Sanghi
While victors may get to write history, novelists get to write/right reality. - M.T. Bass
History is an excellent teacher with few pupils. - Will Durant
Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of creation. It makes history possible. - Jacques Ellul
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind. - John Maynard Keynes
The aim of science is to discover and illuminate truth. And that, I take it, is the aim of literature, whether biography or history... It seems to me, then, that there can be no separate literature of science. - Rachel Carson
One of the chief values reading history, this is the author, is its capacity to "provoke renegade thoughts". - Andrew Roberts
Today what was impossible is made possible and the rest is history - Sunday Adelaja
How beautiful would history have been if it could be written beforehand and then acted out like drama! - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
All of which makes up a story I do not choose to tell. I choose not to tell it because to no one, not even to you, do I own proof that I am a substantial being with a substantial history in the world. - J.M. Coetzee
America has never quite forgiven Europe for having been discovered somewhat earlier in history than itself. - Oscar Wilde
I've said it before, history repeats itself for those who don't learn from the past. Can we please learn from all this? Please? Or is everyone waiting for yet another savior to come along and charm them Hollywood style if freedom is still around for America's next election? - L.M. Fields
Sometimes painfully lost people can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know, or be reminded of---the more history changes, the more it stays the same. - Shannon L. Alder
History make us smarter. Learn it before being to late. - Ricardo Freire
Christians are called to be history makers on the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Stop making excuses and start making history. - A.D. Posey
Well behaved women seldom make history.
Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
I like the dreams of the future, better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson
History is a pack of lies we play on the dead. - Voltaire
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H.G. Wells
Socialism is "group-think." How uninformed in history do you have to be to advocate for "group-think"?? - A.E. Samaan
Some people make headlines while others make history. - Philip Elmer-DeWitt
No one makes history, no one sees it happen, no one sees the grass grow. - Boris Pasternak
The works which this leaves behind him occupy a few pages only; their importance is not greatly superior to their extent; and yet his name will shine out with lustre in the history of the sciences.{Cuvier on Joseph Banks} Georges Cuvier - man
Don’t allow the events of your history to define you. You define your history by the events you choose to happen in your life. - Dr Wendy Dearborne
I Have Always Had A Facination With England, And Their History. - Chris Mentillo
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards. - Walter Bagehot
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another. - Gregory B. Sadler
Since the early beginning of history, India has been the Klondyke of the world - Virchand Gandhi
As history has shown, any new computing device capable of running a game will, by hook or by crook, soon have them available. (aka, the "Loguidice Law") - Bill Loguidice Matt Barton
Truly, was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. Ernst W. Mayr - Buffon
For us to change history, we first need to change the future. - Anthony Liccione
Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history. - Anne Michaels
If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run - and often in the short one - the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative. - Arthur C. Clarke
The history of the world is but the biography of great men. - Thomas Carlyle
Combine two words, Myth and History. What do you get? Mystery. - Ashwin Sanghi
The moment that all these myths were brought together in so-called 'holy books'has -without any doubt- to be seenas the most disastrous point in timein the history of mankind.From: "Gesels van een imaginaire god"(Scourges of an imaginary god) - A.J. Beirens
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Despite centuries of English literature, the most famous split infinitive in all of history comes from Star Trek. - R. Curtis Venture
The control of information makes history. - duzB August 2010
For aught that I could ever read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth. - William Shakespeare
you live through . . . that little piece of time that is yours, but that piece of time is not only your own life, it is the summing-up of all the other lives that are simultaneous with yours. It is, in other words, History, and what you are is an expression of History. - Robert Penn Warren
Once the lotus of your inner divinity gets full-blown and you reach the mental state where all the religious giants of human history experienced the all-encompassing sense of godliness, the exuberance of the human mind turns infinite. - Abhijit Naskar
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow
I have more wisdom than any books ever written in history of times, any scripture ever written which you rhyme but this is not my purpose. - Santosh Kalwar
He can neither read nor write and in him broods already a taste for mindless violence. All history present in that visage, the child the father of the man. - Cormac McCarthy
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. - Thomas Sowell
History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between. - Sarah Vowell
We are the middle children of history. Born too late to explore earth, born too early to explore space. - Anonymous
the main thing is to make history not to write it - Otto von Bismarck
CLIO, n. One of the nine Muses. Clio's function was to preside over history -- which she did with great dignity, many of the prominent citizens of Athens occupying seats on the platform, the meetings being addressed by Messrs. Xenophon, Herodotus and other popular speakers. - Ambrose Bierce
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. - George Bernard Shaw
History teachers help children climb mountains. - Just in Time for Christmas
Neuroanatomy, political history, and introspection all offer evidence that human beings are quite capable of resisting the urge to surrender to every impulse of reptilian core of brain. - Carl Sagan
History is an angel being blown backwards into the future - Laurie Anderson
He is not a great man. None of us are great men. We are just caught in the wave of history. - Dave Malloy
History is made by people. And the majority of people are arseholes. Which is I suppose why the majority of history has been so disastrous. - Ben Elton
Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you. - Nikita Khrushchev
Know the history of the great ancestors. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Violence has settled more issues in history than any other factor; and contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and their freedoms. - Robert Heinlein
History most grandiose accomplishments can have the most trivial origin - Faisal Khosa
History narrates stories about great men from the past,write your story now and make history - Mohammed Sekouty
Every writer in the history of the world has been afraid to put words on the page. But we only remember those who overcame that fear. - M. Kirin
We don't know history. We only know what has been written about it. - Marty Rubin
It's ironic when black non-Muslims say Islam is not a religion that uplifts black people when two of the most celebrated black heroes in recent history were both Muslim; Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. - Habeeb Akande
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
Let me be one of the people who writes their life history, not with ink, with the colors of a caring heart. - Debasish Mridha
Physics advances by accepting absurdities. Its history is one of unbelievable ideas proving to be true. - Rivka Galchen
Throughout history there have been those who have created change, and others who have feared it. - T.A. Uner
During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
We cannot change the history of the past. - Jimmy Carter
Don't use your past history as an excuse to be miserable. Use your past as a testament to show the world just how far you have come. - Miya Yamanouchi
It is OK if you don't fit in, history only remembers the exceptional. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
History and beauty lie in the baroque wrinkles of old cathedrals. mosques, synagogues, temples and faces whose stories are told without a single word. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
History is more or less bunk. - Henry Ford
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul. - Neal A. Maxwell
Learn from your history, but don’t live in it. - Steve Maraboli
Still, compared to him, compared to the people we descend from, I am free of history. I'm so free of history I have to get in a car and drive seven states to find it. - Sarah Vowell
History is not like some individual person, which uses men to achieve its ends. History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends. - Karl Marx
Describing my sexual history and scope of experience; am surrendering; in conclusion an epic failure'I'm a master at setting people off...of this it may continue... - Robert Wesley Miller
History is a better guide than good intentions. - Jeane Kirkpatrick
History is only ever invisible when it abets your sense of self, your desires, your ambitions, when it carries your life along in a kind of frictionless way. - Garth Greenwell
An old adage warns: If you don't know your history, you will be forever condemned to repeat it. Likewise, if you don't know your science fiction, and heed its warnings, you could condemn the Earth to future catastrophe. - Kelly Steed
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoléon Bonaparte
...history is not what happened in the past, but the best story we can tell with the available material - Joshua Wolf Shenk
But history does repeat itself; that is the comedy and the crime of history. Men learn nothing. Times change. Scenes change. Names change. But passions are the same. - Carlos Fuentes
History is an amazing presence--it is the place where vanished time gathers. While we are in the flow of time, it is difficult to glean its significance, and it is only in looking back that we can recognize the hidden dimensions at work within a particular era or epoch. - John O'Donohue
My fascination with history is as much about the present as it is about the past. - Sara Sheridan
So very difficult a matter is it to trace and find out the truth of anything by history. - Plutarch
Most of us would benefit greatly from recognizing and accepting the difference between our history and our destiny. - Steve Maraboli
History rhymes, but geography endures. - Andrew C. Katen
History is not always pessimistic for if World War II Europe has taught us anything it is that the rebuilding of cities is possible and the mending of a nation’s spirit can be achieved. - Aysha Taryam
To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity. - Napoléon Bonaparte
The only thing new in the world is the history that you don't know.
The state is the soul of man enlarged under the microscope of history. - Will Durant
History is the preceptor of prudence, not principles. - Edmund Burke
In the history of a soul’s evolution there is a critical point of the human incarnation that decides for us whether we stay there, go down or progress upwards. There is a knot of worldly desires impeding us; cut the knot by mastering desires and go forward. This done, progress is assured. - Virchand Gandhi
Create history and write your own. - Amit Abraham
The electrical grounding system is the largest radio frequency (RF) radiation antenna system ever constructed in the history of mankind. - Steven Magee
History has taught us that the idea of superpower is for a political maniac to design the art of control over other countries. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. - James Joyce
You can hide memories, but you can't erase the history that produced them.Sara looked directly into his eyesI nothing else, you need to remember that. you can't erase history, or change it. it would be like destroying yourself. - Haruki Murakami
If somebody tells you ‘History will never forgive you,’ just laugh at him! Because when the history comes, you won’t be here! The threat of history never forgives you is a useless threat! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world. - Robert Penn Warren
Here are young women with more opportunities, more liberties than almost any women in history and at that moment we tell them they’re short-changed silenced victims of a patriarchy? It’s defeatist and demoralising. - Christina Hoff Sommers
You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle. - Julian Seifter
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future. - Robert Heinlein
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
From the totalitarian point of view, history is something to be created rather than learned. - George Orwell
History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins
Is your country under great dangers? Light is gone and the darkness is everywhere? You don’t know whom to trust and what to do? Read the history of your country! There you will find out the best map for the way out! - Mehmet Murat ildan
History is nothing new. - Bert McCoy
History is hereditary only in this way: we, all of us, inherit everything, and then we choose what to cherish, what to disavow, and what do do next, which is why it's worth trying to know where things come from. - Jill Lepore
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
I did not know that history is like a blood stain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we pint over it. - Peter Carey
Words like IDIOT & MAD are forever sacrosanct as history shows that they have always been used against sages & saints by stupids and sycophants in this satanic & selfish world. - Anuj Somany
But perhaps the greatest escapism of all is to take refuge in the domesticity of the past, the home that history and literature become, avoiding the one moment of time in which we are not at home, yet have to live: the present. - Tim Parks
History plays for keeps; individuals play for time. - Gregory Maguire
By just living one’s life, sadness accumulates here and there, be it in the blankets hung out in the sun to dry, the toothbrushes in the bathroom, and the phone history logs. - Makoto Shinkai
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
Sometimes - history needs a push. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Aristotle may be regarded as the cultural barometer of Western history. Whenever his influence dominated the scene, it paved the way for one of history's brilliant eras; whenever it fell, so did mankind. - Ayn Rand
There is no nation in the history that has not experienced bloodshed and murdering. We all have committed the same mistakes in a different manner. - M.F. Moonzajer
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. - Harry S Truman
History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are. - David McCullough
Those who understand history are condemned to watch other idiots repeat it. - Peter Lamborn Wilson
When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion. - C.P. Snow
History is gossip that's been legitimized, and that's really the case when you get into some of the Roman historians. Wow! They'd be right at home on reality tv. - Esther M. Friesner
History is a symptom of our disease - Mao Tse-tung
My morning rambles through the park will never make the history books. - Marty Rubin
Geschichte ist die geistige Form, in der sich eine Kultur ueber ihre Vergangenheit Rechenschaft gibt. [transl.:] History is the mentalintellectual form, in which a culture renders account of its past to itself.
Despite my incessant desperation, I simply cannot paint the perfect picture within which I would wish to live out my life. And because I cannot, God picked up the brush of love, positioned the canvas of history and painted a manger. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Moment by moment, in life's winter life frozeEchoing a history of blues, a milestone rose - Sandeep N Tripathi
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex (plain ones included). - Karl Marx
When undesirable and ugly addendum enters a man's life history, it become acceptable as part of the process of growing up. - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
Something about her was different that day. In an instant, she swallowed her regrets, choked back her past, and swore to make history every damn day. There I stood, struggling to make sense of the strength of a woman. - J. Raymond
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology. - James A. Garfield
More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that is why we have the United Nations. - Kofi Annan
Human history is a Gaian dream. - Terence McKenna
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know. - Harry Truman
Sacrificing a part of yourself so others can go on to fafill there greatness, their destiny. Is greatness in itself but in a much smaller way that won't be written about or put in history books. But it is far more great in many ways. - Thomas Brodie Sangster
We are entitled to violate history, provided that it results in handsome offspring. - Alexandre Dumas
A man who don't know history, he don't know anything. - Edward Johnston
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business. - Henry David Thoreau
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.
Ego is the central figure of our personal history, based upon the past and looking into the future. Ego is the deepest dream of the Consciousness. - Frank Wanderer
...Material goods have gained an increasing and finally inexorable power over the lives of men as at no previous period in history. - Max Weber
George W. Bush is the worst President in all of American history. - Helen Thomas
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of ancestors' by the records of history? - Cicerone Marco Tulliio
Only art acknowledges the individual. Science and history ignore him. - Marty Rubin
All that we call sacred history attests that the birth of a poet is the principal event in chronology. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happy are the people whose annals are blank in history books - Thomas Carlyle
Much of history is fragmentary and essentially anachronistic condemning the past for not being more like the present. It has no real interest in the pastness of the past. - Gordon S. Wood
As the most powerful people in history, we have climbed to the top of the world food chain, so to speak. Facing not one single enemy or predator who poses to us any danger of consequence, we've found the only prey left: ourselves. - Gavin de Becker
History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
History affects our future but it doesn’t determine it. - Todd Stocker
For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. - Jacques-Yves Cousteau
We can't control our destiny. We can't go back into our past history and make changes. But we can begin this moment by setting a goal and pursuing it for a better life with a greater purpose. - Ellen J. Barrier
The experience of history exalts and enlarges the horizon of our intellectual view. - Trevor Roper
Political judgment is the ability to hear the distant hoofbeats of the horse of history. - Otto von Bismarck
History shows us that people often make mistakes, they give wrong decisions, they vote for the wrong persons! And history also shows us that in the end they pay a heavy price for it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Today you play for a place in history, today you play for immortality.
The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
Human history is full of great men, great women, individuals, with the will for power - all of them with governesses like her. - Daniel Nayeri
There is time, and there is what is beyond time. History belongs to time, but truth belongs to what is beyond time. - Philip Pullman
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. - Dan Quayle
If you are kind enough today, history will sing your song and be kind to you. - Debasish Mridha
Ignoring the evils of our history will only cause them to reoccur. - R.M. Donaldson
Our current bittersweet relationship with our sleep hasn’t had a long history. - Pawan Mishra
In the end, history proved the Jews correct. Across time and place, memory lives on the tenacity of a people’s resolve never to forget—not just with words—but with an endless stream of concrete actions rushing every day, every hour, every minute, every second. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
People in science fiction flicks always seemed to know useful things about the places time travel took them. But what if the time traveler had been only an average history student? What then? - Tad Williams
You need to read more science fiction. Nobody who reads science fiction comes out with this crap about the end of history - Iain Banks
Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put food under lock and key - and putting it there is the cornerstone of your economy.[...] Because if the food wasn't under lock and key, Julie, who would work? - Daniel Quinn
One soul, the Saviour, changes the course of history. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Those who oppose equality, compassion and social justice have been on the wrong side of history time and time again. - Laurence Overmire
History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history. - Clarence Darrow
If your password encrypts your history then its a PASTWO - RD
An honest election, under democracy, is an act of innocence which does not take place more than once in the history of a given nation.
I cannot tell whether diamonds appeared in his eyes or mine as the shine of adoration became the icon one sees in history, a Byzantine sparkle, Medieval armor against all odds. - Alice Shapiro
History is rich knowledge, In your travel, learn the brief history of the place visited. . - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment in history or nothing happens. - Coretta Scott King
When a nation leaves the fate of his country to an ignorant and fool person, then that nation itself will be remembered in the history as ignorant and fool nation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character. - David O. McKay
All that matters is this moment and what you make of it, because the past is history and the future is just full of wishes that you can’t foresee. - Austin V. Songer
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar....He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides. - Harry S Truman
Monty Python's usual schoolboy humour is here let loose on a period of history appropriately familiar to every schoolboy in the West, and a faith which could be shaken by such good-humoured ribaldry would be a very precarious faith indeed.
Read history, works of truth, not novels and romances - Robert E. Lee
History can teach us so much, and yet we seem to learns so little. - Orrin Woodward
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
The secret is to create the condition for change, a process that sometimes takes decades, and then use certain men as pivot points, a fulcrum to move history. - Robert Ferrigno
Your history will depend on your actions. - Evan Ricafort
The prayer of the church determines the history and the fate of its people as well as the whole earth - Sunday Adelaja
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
History is a voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong. Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - James A. Forude
Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Martin Scorsese
all of us have a place in history. mine is clouds. - Richard Brautigan
Some of the worst things in History have been done with someone's good intentions - Taja Zenna
Entrepreneur, don't just read history, write it so people can see the future in the present. - Onyi Anyado
I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing. - R.D. Laing
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. - John Stuart Mill
... walk in the footprints of his ancestors. This land is a museum of man's ancient history. The American has gone to the moon and found dust, he's going farther away to look for other planets, very good. But know thyself first. That is what I would tell my American friend. - tsegaye gebre medhin
Writing your own qoutes is like you started writing your history. - Evan Ricafort
Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go. - Anthony Bourdain
While my interest in natural history has added very little to my sum of achievement, it has added immeasurably to my sum of enjoyment in life. - Theodore Roosevelt
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
In your travel, learn the brief history of the place visited. History is rich knowledge. - Lailah Gifty Akita
History repeats itself but without a parity bit - Nauman Khan
Going down in history is a dead end pursuit - Benny Bellamacina
There is no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too reasonable. - Sam Harris
We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. - Shirley Abbott
Socrates seems to be the philosophical napkin with which the ensuing cultural thinkers of history wipe their mouths of pedantic ooze. - Unknown
Sometimes life takes hold of one, carries the body along, accomplishes one's history, and yet is not real, but leaves oneself as it were slurred over. - D.H. Lawrence
The experience of history should lead us to hope and strive to make the world better, not to despair and resign ourselves to fate. - Alan Beattie
The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in history. - Lemony Snicket
I grew up in libraries, and I hope I've learned never to take them for granted. A thriving library is the heart of its community, providing access to information and educational opportunities, bringing people together, leveling the playing field, and archiving our history. - Josie Brown
Vigilantes who executed some of the most vicious and ignoble acts of lawless brutality in U.S. history nevertheless considered those very acts to be the work of citizenship and in many cases elicited wide popular approval. - Linda Gordon
My old friends don't know the new me and my new friends don't understand my history - PS Juneja
About the capitalist states, it doesn't depend on you whether we (Soviet Union) exist. If you don't like us, don't accept our invitations, and don't invite us to come to see you. Whether you like it our not, history is on our side. We will bury you. - Nikita Khrushchev
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles. - Charles Sumner
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon
History knows no resting places and no plateaus. - Henry Kissinger
A turbulent history has taught Chinese leaders that not every problem has a solution and that too great an emphasis on total mastery over specific events could upset the harmony of the universe. - Henry Kissinger
One of the most unique aspects among many about the USA is that our transitions of 'power' have almost always been peaceful. This is very unique in all of history and in the world today". - R. Alan Woods
History is littered with the wars everybody knew could never happen. - Enoch Powell
Fascinated by the great symbols of the collective history, I use them as an alphabet to communicate. - Nuno Roque
History tells Us It’s Possible". - Behnam Rajabpoor
People come and people go, but it's rare that one makes enough of an impact in life, that others will read as history. - Auliq Ice
History is a set of repeating circles, like the tide. The wind does blow through the ruins of tomorrow. But it is more a question of two steps forward, one step back. Humans and dragons make the same mistakes, again and again, but things do get better over time - Cressida Cowell
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. - Honore De Balzac
I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy. - Anna Quindlen
history beats in longer periods than a man's heart - Henry Sigerist
Somewhere, all the people we have loved and lost are still among us, in the house that we call history. - Graham Masterton
Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary. - Iveta Cherneva
The answer to all questions of human society is in the lessons of human history, which are revealed in the Bible. - Sunday Adelaja
The history of free men is never written by chance but by choice - their choice. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
History was my favourite subject at school and in my spare time I read historical novels voraciously from Heidi to the Scarlet Pimpernel and from Georgette Heyer to Agatha Christie. - Sara Sheridan
How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old? - Lois McMaster Bujold
If cats could write history, their history would be mostly about cats. - Eugen Weber
Excellence is not a history, but a habit. - Debasish Mridha
We do not have to dig deep into history to understand the reality. The examples of Saddam Hussain, who was executed after a sham trial and the case of Muammar Gaddafi, who killed after surrendering in broad daylight, have given enough factual reality to understand the painful truth. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Now is History as fast as the mind remembers. - Kirby Wright
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. - Virginia Woolf
A single event can shape our lives or change the course of history. - Deepak Chopra
For me, the consolation of history resides in the fact that hypothetically returning to any point in time feels like coming home. - Martha M. Moravec
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston S. Churchill
Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history. - Susan Sontag
The tide of history only advances when people make themselves fully visible. - Anderson Cooper
You can't be a full participant in our democracy if you don't know our history. - David McCullough
In the South of California has gathered the larges and most miscellaneous assortment of Messiahs, Sorcerers, Saints and Seers known to the history of aberrations.
Education has in America's whole history been the major hope for improving the individual and society.
History is indeed more than the register of crime,folilies and misfortune of mankind. - Peter Adejimi
My mind is a collection of truths that I have extracted from greatest thinkers throughout human history - Diego Belmonte
...while cleverness is appropriate to rhetoric, and inventiveness to poetry, truth alone is appropriate to history. - Procopius of Caesarea
Women’s history is the primary tool for women’s emancipation. - Gerda Lerner
There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert
History was once the future, the future will create history. - Daniel J. Hill
Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. - Edmund Burke
If your sole focus is money, you may create a successful startup. But if it's impact, you can probably create history. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The most successful people started from NOTHING... they didn't wait for the opportunity to knock but created the opportunity on their own... worked hard and made history. - Hyacil Han
We are haunted houses of history. Nobody that we meet ever dies while we are alive. - Stefan Molyneux
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