History Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

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

What is history? The lie that everyone agrees on…

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

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History is written by the winners.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

Study the past if you would define the future.

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

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

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

History is only a confused heap of facts.
Lord Chesterfield

The history of empires is the history of human misery.
Edward Gibbon

For feeling, not events, is to me the essence of history.
– Christopher Pike

Patterns repeat themselves in history.
– Rick Riordan

The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world.
– Robert Penn Warren

You can’t be a full participant in our democracy if you don’t know our history.
– David McCullough

The imagination is the goal of history. I see culture as an effort to literally realize our collective dreams.
– Terence McKenna

What really happened doesn’t matter. What matters is how we agree to remember it.
– Leila Sales

History is no more fixed and dead than the future. The past is no further away than the last breath you took.
– Robin Hobb

Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it.
Oscar Wilde

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
– Stephen R. Covey

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