Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.
“History is an angel being blown backwards into the future”.
You don't hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
The study of history is useful to the historian by teaching him his ignorance of women.
History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
History is written by the victors.
Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead.
I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.
History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.”
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
God still has a way of wringing good out of evil. History has proven time and time again that unmerited suffering is redemptive.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
The arch of history is long, but it bends towards justice.
What britain needs is an iron lady.
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.
The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.