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History is a vision of God's creation on the move. (Quote by - Arnold J. Toynbee)

All history, of course, is the history of wars. (Quote by - Penelope Lively)

The world's history is constant, like the laws of nature, and simple, like the souls of men. The same conditions continually produce the same results. (Quote by - Friedrich Von Schiller)

Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deitits and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations. (Quote by - John Barth)

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

Even the Germans did not succeed in doing the damage you propose to do. (Quote by - Edward Finlason)

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. (Quote by - Anatole France)

History would be wonderful thing - if it were only true. (Quote by - Leo Tolstoy)

Give the historians something to write about. (Quote by - Propertius)

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. (Quote by - Sting)

Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it. (Quote by - John Hersey)

What more would you have? He has invented history. (Quote by - Madame Marie Anne du Deffand)

Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state. (Quote by - Samuel Davies)

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these. (Quote by - Ovid)

History is the great dust-heap a pageant and not a philosophy. (Quote by - Augustine Birrell)

One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war. (Quote by - Robert D. Macdonald)

The men who make history have not time to write it. (Quote by - Metternich)

History is a simple piece of paper covered with print. The main thing is still to make history, not to write it. (Quote by - Otto Von Bismark)

In a few years there will be only five kings in the world -- the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards. (Quote by - Farouk I)

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. (Quote by - Evita Peron)

The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

Might does not make right, it only makes history. (Quote by - Jim Fiebig)

May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future. (Quote by - Paul Dickson)


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