History Quotes and Sayings

Forget about the history, make the history.

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History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.
George Santayana

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

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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

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History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.

Clarence Darrow

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

– Harry S Truman

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Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
โ€” Alexander Pope

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A generation which ignores history has no past โ€” and no future.
โ€” Robert A. Heinlein

So much of history is mystery. We don’t know what is lost forever, what will surface again. All objects exist in a moment of time. And that fragment of time is preserved or lost or found in mysterious ways. Mystery is a wonderful part of life.
Amy Tan

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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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