Favorite Quotations ~  History Is History Of The World In Six Glasses

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies." ~ Thomas Carlyle

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History never looks like history when you are living through it. ~ John W. Gardner

History is a vast early warning system. ~ Norman Cousins

History can't tell us. Each generation must define itself. ~ Georffrey C. Ward

History is worth reading when it tells us truly what the attitude toward life was in the past. ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

History is not going to be kind to liberals. With their mindless programs, they’ve managed to do to Black Americans what slavery, Reconstruction, and rank racism found impossible destroy their family and work ethic. ~ Walter Williams

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

History is the ship carrying living memories to the future. ~ Stephen Spender

History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not. ~ Theodore Harold White

World history is a court of judgment. ~ Georg Hegel

History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

A generation which ignores history has no past and no future. ~ Robert A. Heinlein

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. ~ James Baldwin

History is the short trudge from Adam to atom. ~ Leonard Louis Levinson

A good writer of history is a guy who is suspicious. Suspicion marks the real difference between the man who wants to write honest history and the one who'd rather write a good story. ~ Jim Bishop

A knowledge of history makes you see things as they are. Men used to wear wigs, men wore makeup, men had beaded dress. ~ Gianni Versace

A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass. ~ Sioux Proverb

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