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History is full of surprises.
– Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.Rate it:
History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of history it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
– Edward GibbonRate it:
History is like a ghost. It is as dead as alive.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
History is littered with the wars which everybody knew would never happen.
– Enoch PowellRate it:
History is little else than a picture of human crimes and misfortunes.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
– Lord John WhorfinRate it:
History is more or less bunk.
– Henry FordRate it:
History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we made today.
– Henry FordRate it:
History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy.
– George W. BushRate it:
History is not a web woven with innocent hands. Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and most active.
– Abigail AdamsRate it:
History is not going to be kind to liberals. With their mindless programs, they've managed to do to Black Americans what slavery, Reconstruction, and rank racism found impossible destroy their family and work ethic.
– Walter WilliamsRate it:
History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between.
– Sarah Vowell, Assassination Vacation (p. 208)Rate it:
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
– James A. GarfieldRate it:
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.
– James A. GarfieldRate it:
History is philosophy teaching by examples.
– Henry St. John BolingbrokeRate it:
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 BromelRate it:
History is the discovering of the constant and universal principles of human nature.
– David HumeRate it:
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:

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