History Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
You can’t be a full participant in our democracy if you don’t know our history.
- David McCullough
The history of empires is the history of human misery.
- Edward Gibbon
A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.
- Robert A. Heinlein
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
Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
- Joss Whedon
History is no more fixed and dead than the future. The past is no further away than the last breath you took.
- Robin Hobb
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
- H.G. Wells
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
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 most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
- George Orwell
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
History is only a confused heap of facts.
- Lord Chesterfield
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
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.
- Steve Maraboli
I just don’t see why the past has to matter.
- Cassandra Clare