History Quotes and Sayings - Page 3

History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. History and Historians.
Edward Gibbon

History teaches us that war is not inevitable. Once again, it is for us to choose whether we use war or some other method of settling the ordinary and unavoidable conflicts between groups of men.

Aldous Huxley

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

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

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.
George Santayana

History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.

Clarence Darrow

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