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Yesterday is history tomorrow is a mystery today is God's gift that's why we call it the present.

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

Herman Hesse

All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.


Well-behaved women seldom make history.

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it - always.

History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.

No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

More than any other time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

France and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.

A people without the knowledge of their past, history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

For my part I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.

For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going, unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.

By failing seriously to confront the most predicable economic crisis in our nation's history, the President's policies are committing us and our children to a diminished future.

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened, told by people who weren't there.

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