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History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.
– James A. Garfield
History is philosophy teaching by examples.
– Henry St. John Bolingbroke
History is powerful stuff. One day your world is fine. The next day it's knocked for a metaphysical loop. Was Napoleon really at Waterloo Would that change what I had for breakfast
– Henry Bromel
History is the discovering of the constant and universal principles of human nature.
– David Hume
History is the present. That's why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth.
– E. L. Doctorow
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
– Donald Creighton
History is the ship carrying living memories to the future.
– Stephen Spender
History is the short trudge from Adam to atom.
– Leonard Louis Levinson
History is the unfolding of miscalculation.
– Barbara Tuchman
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– Napoleon
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
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, Pro Publio Sestio
History is written by the winners. The books say the Indians were bad guys and the whites just needed a little land. It's like, Excuse me, let me take your car. I'm discovering it. I'm putting my flag on your windshield.
– Mario Van Peebles
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
– Wystan Hugh Auden
History knows no resting places and no plateaus.
– Henry Kissinger
History makes us some amends for the shortness of life.
– Philip Skelton
History may not repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme.
– Mark Twain
History never looks like history when you are living through it.
– John W. Gardner
History never recorded this phrase: 'The Mass of Wise.' Because the wise is not too abundant to form masses!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
History repeats itself and history never repeats itself are about equally trueWe never know enough about the infinitely complex circumstances of any past event to prophesy the future by analogy.
– George Macaulay Trevelyan
History repeats itself historians repeat each other.
– Philip Guedalla
history repeats itself....but it is the past that we find joy in,for it is the good memories we try and remember,the bad we keep at bay,the future we do not know, the present is what we have control over....
– Rajab Raphael
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
History suggests that Capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.
– Milton Friedman
History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
– Ronald Reagan, Address to the Nation, Jan 16, 1984

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