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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


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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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