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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 BujoldRate it:
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", 1996Rate it:
His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.
– Mae WestRate it:
His only fault is that he has no fault.
– Pliny the YoungerRate it:
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. RowlingRate it:
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 VictoriaRate it:
His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.
– AeschylusRate it:
His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.
– Dorothy ParkerRate it:
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. WodehouseRate it:
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
Historians conquer the past, not the future. (Les historiens conquièrent Le passé, non l'avenir)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
– Donald O. RickterRate it:
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, 2003Rate it:
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
– Francis BaconRate it:
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.
– skylaRate it:
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.Rate it:
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 DoleRate it:
History does not repeat itself except in the minds of those who do not know history.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
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 ForbesRate it:
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.
– UnknownRate it:
History is a better guide than good intentions.
– Jeane J. KirkpatrickRate it:
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
– Percy Bysshe ShelleyRate it:
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 SandburgRate it:

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