History Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
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
Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.
– Edmund Burke
History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
– Lord Acton
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 will keep repeating until the lessen is learned..learn well
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
– Victor Hugo
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
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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
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