History Quotes and Sayings
History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. History and Historians.
– Edward Gibbon
The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world.
– Robert Penn Warren
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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
History written in pencil is easily erased, but crayon is forever.
– Emilie Autumn
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
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
Forget about the history, make the history.