The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when
nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just,
they are no longer strong.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Journalism is in fact history on the run.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
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.
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.
The history of the world is the world's court of justice.
Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
[A] ny fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.
I don't believe the truth will ever be known, and I have a great contempt for history.
History remembers only the brilliant failures and the brilliant successes.
History in our kind of society is not a luxury but a necessity.
History is written by the victors.
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
There is a history in all men's lives.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it.
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Well behaved women rarely make history.
History is Philosophy teaching by examples.
History teaches everything including the future.
Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.
I am an historian, I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history.