History Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world.
– Robert Penn Warren
Those who understand history are condemned to watch other idiots repeat it.
– Peter Lamborn Wilson
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
– Rudyard Kipling
History written in pencil is easily erased, but crayon is forever.
– Emilie Autumn
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it.
– Oscar Wilde
Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.
– Edmund Burke
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
– Stephen R. Covey
The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in history.
– Lemony Snicket
The repeated lies become history, but they don’t necessarily become the truth.
– Colum McCann
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.
– Harry S. Truman
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
– Mark Twain
History dressed up in the glow of love’s kiss turned grief into beauty.
By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account.
– Dan Brown
For feeling, not events, is to me the essence of history.
– Christopher Pike
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Patterns repeat themselves in history.
– Rick Riordan
History has rewritten itself so many times I’m not really sure how it was to begin with — it’s a bit like trying to guess the original color of a wall when it’s been repainted eight times.
– Jasper Fforde
History is written by the victors.
– Winston Churchill
The history of empires is the history of human misery.
– Edward Gibbon