Found 1,776 quotes starting with H:


History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.
– James Joyce
History is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn.
– Edmund Burke
History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
History is a vast early warning system.
– Norman Cousins
History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
– Arnold Toynbee
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
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
– Theodore Harold White
History is an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
– Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
History is an 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
History is bunk.
– Henry Ford
History is fables agreed upon.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
History is full of surprises.
– Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of history it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.
– Hunter S. Thompson
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
– Edward Gibbon
History is like a ghost. It is as dead as alive.
– Kedar Joshi
History is littered with the wars which everybody knew would never happen.
– Enoch Powell
History is little else than a picture of human crimes and misfortunes.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
– Lord John Whorfin
History is more or less bunk.
– Henry Ford
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 damn is the history we made today.
– Henry Ford
History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy.
– George W. Bush
History is not going to be kind to liberals. With their mindless programs, they've managed to do to Black Americans what slavery, Reconstruction, and rank racism found impossible destroy their family and work ethic.
– Walter Williams
History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between.
– Sarah Vowell, Assassination Vacation (p. 208)
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
– James A. Garfield

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