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History Quotes - random - 100+ quotes


Jim Goad | History Quotes
Written history, like the missionary position, is an act executed from the top looking down.
Jose Rizal
Each one writes history according to his convenience.
Benazir Bhutto
It is not a sad day ... it is the darkest, gloomiest day in the history of this country.




Gustave Flaubert
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
Robert Anton Wilson
Horror is the natural reaction to the last 5,000 years of history.
Laura Penny | History Quotes
Anyone taking classics or history for the prestige is either at Oxford or stuck in 1909.
Henry Parry Liddon
The history of the Church of Christ from the days of the Apostles has been a history of spiritual movements.
Christopher Hitchens
"Peace through Strength," surely history's most exploded nostrum.
Friedrich Schlegel
Der Historiker ist ein rückwärtsgekehrter Prophet.
Harry Turtledove
Fiction has to be plausible. All history has to do is happen.
Celia Green | History Quotes
The only important thing to realise about history is that it all took place in the last five minutes.




Franz Kafka
The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
Djuna Barnes
Destiny and history are untidy.
David Ben-Gurion
Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.
Napoleon Bonaparte
What then is, generally speaking, the [[truth of history? A fable agreed upon.
Aldo Leopold | History Quotes
The oldest task in human history: to live on a piece of land without spoiling it.
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
Wallace Stevens
All history is modern history.
Bill Johnson
Forgiveness rewrites our history! p.54
Elie Wiesel
I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.


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