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His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.
– Lois McMaster Bujold, "Memory", 1996
His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.
– Mae West
His only fault is that he has no fault.
– Pliny the Younger
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
– J. K. Rowling
His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!
– Queen Victoria
His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.
– Aeschylus
His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.
– Dorothy Parker
His was a life which lacked, perhaps, the sublimer emotions which raised Man to the level of the gods, but it was undeniably an extremely happy one. He never experienced the thrill of ambition fulfilled, but, on the other hand, he never knew the agony of ambition frustrated....
– P. G. Wodehouse
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
– H. L. Mencken
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
– Leo Tolstoy
Historians conquer the past, not the future. (Les historiens conquièrent Le passé, non l'avenir)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
– Donald O. Rickter
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
– Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
– Alexander Pope
Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
– Francis Bacon
history after the war war 1 was over they celebrated. they said that's history. After that history repeated it self and now the story of war war 2 has begun.
– skyla
History balances the frustration of how far we have to go with the satisfaction of how far we have come. It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.
– Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil.
– Robert Joseph Bob Dole
History does not repeat itself except in the minds of those who do not know history.
– Kahlil Gibran
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
– Bertie Forbes
History has proven, God has never given anyone a dream Without also including the power to achieve that dream It is up to us to claim the power and go after that dream, Or just claim , it was only a dream.
– Unknown
History is a better guide than good intentions.
– Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it.
– Carl Sandburg
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
– James Joyce

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