History Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
The repeated lies become history, but they don’t necessarily become the truth.
– Colum McCann
History dressed up in the glow of love’s kiss turned grief into beauty.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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
Those who understand history are condemned to watch other idiots repeat it.
– Peter Lamborn Wilson
A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.
– Robert A. Heinlein
I just don’t see why the past has to matter.
– Cassandra Clare
History written in pencil is easily erased, but crayon is forever.
– Emilie Autumn
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
– H.G. Wells
Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.
– Edmund Burke
The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in history.
– Lemony Snicket
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.
– Harry S. Truman
By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account.
– Dan Brown
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
History is written by the victors.
– Winston Churchill
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
– Rudyard Kipling
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
– Aldous Huxley
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
– Mark Twain
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
There’s no point to living life unless you make history and the best way to make history is to help others.
– Demi Lovato