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History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

What is history? An echo of the past in the future, a reflex from the future on the past.

As I speak to you today government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.

Revolutions are the locomotives of history.

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then and it is misremembered now.

Service without ideal of self . . . trains you to transcend all the artificial distinctions imposed by history and geography and to realize that the human community is one and indivisible.

The soles of Neil Armstrong's boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent's sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest country in the history of the world. God bless Neil Armstrong.

In the course of history men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.

Thanks to television for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people but the appalling silence of the good people.

There certainly are moments in history when poets and painters connect so closely as to be one and the same person

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that when nations are strong they are not always just and when they wish to be just they are no longer strong.

Whether a woman's running for office or she's supporting her husband who's running for office and she gets criticised for wearing open-toed shoes or for the colour of her coat there's just a lot of history that you bear if you are a woman who puts herself out in the political arena.

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases while the citizens may act only by permission, which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history the stage of rule by brute force.

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.

Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians.

It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves together with the counsels and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment

We would like to live as we once lived but history will not permit it.

Little islands of human happiness peace and prosperity are so exceptional at this point in history that I'm not even sure we can draw lessons from them.

There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.

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