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30 Amazing History Quotes

30 Amazing History Quotes
1. Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.-Edmund Burke

 

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

 

3. Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.-Winston Churchill

 

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

 

5. History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.-Lord Acton

 

6. History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.-John F. Kennedy

 

7. History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.-Winston Churchill

 

8. History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.-Alexis de Tocqueville

 

9. Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.-H. G. Wells

 

10. History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.-Konrad Adenauer

 

11. History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.-Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

12. History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.-George Santayana

 

13. You have to look at history as an evolution of society.-Jean Chretien

 

14. History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.-Edward Gibbon

 

15. History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.-Mark Twain

 

16. If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.-Pearl Buck

 

17. History is a novel for which the people is the author.-Alfred de Vigny

 

18. History: gossip well told.-Elbert Hubbard

 

19. History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up.-Voltaire

 

20. History is man’s best guess as to what the past would look like if everything had happened in chronological order.-Robert Brault

 

21. History does not unfold: it piles up.-Robert M. Adams

 

22. History, as long as it continues to happen, is always another chance.-R. Jackson Wilson

 

23. History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.-David McCullough

 

24. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.-Maya Angelou

 

25. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.-George Santayana

 

26. History isn’t about dates and places and wars. It’s about the people who fill the spaces between them.-Jodi Picoult

 

27. Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.-Marge Piercy

 

28. History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.-Karl Marx

 

29. A generation which ignores history has no past – and no future.-Robert A. Heinlein

 

30. Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.-Thurgood Marshall

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