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History is written by the victors.

In known history nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way.

Americans are rising to the tasks of history and they expect the same of us.

History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.

The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.

History develops, art stands still.

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then for a second time in the history of the world man will have discovered fire.

You can write me down in history with hateful twisted lies, you can tread me in this very dirt, but still like dust I'll rise.

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.

Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word.

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.

History takes time. History makes memory.

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.

A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!'

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history, for poetry expresses the universal and history only the particular.

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

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