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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
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

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