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History Quotes - random - 100+ quotes


Jorge Luis Borges | History Quotes
Universal history is the history of a few metaphors.
Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach
The history of philosophical system is the picture gallery of reason.
Laura Penny
Anyone taking classics or history for the prestige is either at Oxford or stuck in 1909.




Alexis de Tocqueville
History, it is easily perceived, is a picture-gallery containing a host of copies and very few originals.
John Maynard Keynes
Perhaps it is historically true that no order of society ever perishes save by its own hand.
John Avlon | History Quotes
Politics is history in the present tense.
Stephanie Zacharek
This sprawling epic is as lively as a natural history museum diorama.
Christopher Hitchens
[I am persuaded by] the materialist conception of history.
Auguste Comte
To understand a science it is necessary to know its history.
Arthur C. Clarke
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
Camille Paglia | History Quotes
Sappho and Emily Dickinson are the only woman geniuses in poetic history.




Noam Chomsky
There's a good reason why nobody studies history. It just teaches you too much.
John McAfee
History is sympathetic to its authors.
Friedrich von Schiller
World history is the world's court.
Lucien Levy-Bruhl
The primitive mentality is a condition of the human mind, and not a stage in its historical development.
When history moves - really moves - it does so in great convulsive jolts.
Sukarno
Don't ever forget the history!It will make and change who we are!
William Lyon Mackenzie King
If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography.
Napoleon Bonaparte
If I had succeeded, I would have been the greatest man known to history.
Lucian
The historian's one task is to tell the thing as it happened.


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