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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. DoctorowRate it:
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
– Donald CreightonRate it:
History is the ship carrying living memories to the future.
– Stephen SpenderRate it:
History is the short trudge from Adam to atom.
– Leonard Louis LevinsonRate it:
History is the unfolding of miscalculation.
– Barbara TuchmanRate it:
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– NapoleonRate it:
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.
– CiceroRate it:
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 SestioRate it:
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 PeeblesRate it:
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
– Wystan Hugh AudenRate it:
History knows no resting places and no plateaus.
– Henry KissingerRate it:
History makes us some amends for the shortness of life.
– Philip SkeltonRate it:
History may not repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme.
– Mark TwainRate it:
History never looks like history when you are living through it.
– John W. GardnerRate it:
History never recorded this phrase: 'The Mass of Wise.' Because the wise is not too abundant to form masses!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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 TrevelyanRate it:
History repeats itself historians repeat each other.
– Philip GuedallaRate it:
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 RaphaelRate it:
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
History shows us that tough times don't last forever, but tough-minded personalities do.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
History suggests that Capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.
– Milton FriedmanRate it:
History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
– Ronald Reagan, Address to the Nation, Jan 16, 1984Rate it:
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
– Abba EbanRate it:
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other alternatives.
– Abba EbanRate it:
History teaches us that people from different religions and ethnic groups can be united around one economic goal; equality and prosperity for all. We saw that in the rise of the communist USSR. When the economic policies of the USSR failed, ethnic and national divisions took the forefront and the USSR's was dissolved. That could happen to the US if we are hit by hyperinflation or currency collapse. No country is above the socioeconomic laws, US included.
– Med JonesRate it:

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