Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall.

The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.

The study of history is useful to the historian by teaching him his ignorance of women.

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 had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.

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.

In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.