History Quotes and Sayings

Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.

History happens twice because people don’t listen at the first time.

Submitted by: Balzo

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
– Lord Acton

History is written by the winners.
Napoleon Bonaparte

What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
Victor Hugo

The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.
Adolf Hitler

What is history? The lie that everyone agrees on…
Voltaire

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

History will keep repeating until the lessen is learned..learn well

Submitted by: sherules

There’s an old saying about those who forget history. I don’t remember it, but it’s good.
– Stephen Colbert

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The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
George Orwell

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Winston Churchill

History is only a confused heap of facts.
Lord Chesterfield

Study the past if you would define the future.
Confucius

History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

There’s no point to living life unless you make history and the best way to make history is to help others.
– Demi Lovato

History teaches us that war is not inevitable. Once again, it is for us to choose whether we use war or some other method of settling the ordinary and unavoidable conflicts between groups of men.

Aldous Huxley

History is the science of what never happens twice.
– Paul Valéry

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
– H.G. Wells

Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.
Mahatma Gandhi

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If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
– Rudyard Kipling

Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
– Joss Whedon

If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.
– Michael Crichton

Forget about the history, make the history.

Submitted by: k.abhishek

History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. History and Historians.
Edward Gibbon

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