History proves nothing because it contains everything.
Oppression is but another name for irresponsible power, if history is to be trusted.
Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it... The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him.
In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.
Blind patriotism has been kept intact by rewriting history to provide people with moral consolation and a psychological basis for denial.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.
This is perhaps the most beautiful time in human history; it is really pregnant with all kinds of creative possibilities made possible by science and technology which now constitute the slave of man - if man is not enslaved by it.
A great demand today is that work should be interesting. This is a recent development in human history, and workers in field or factory over the centuries would have been greatly puzzled by it.
History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.
Through the pushing of the rising for independence the wheel rolls of human history.
A people who are united and determined about its aim create history.
Independence struggles alone are dynamism for the history of humanity.
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
Photography has the capacity to provide images of man and his environment that are both works of art and moments in history
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
A mystique of history and heritage surrounds the New York Yankees. It's like the old days revived. We're loved and hated, but always in larger doses than any other team. We're the only team in any sport whose name and uniform and insignia are synonymous with their entire sport all over the world.... the Yankees mean baseball to more people than all the other teams combined
The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense
But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter.
And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any
number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven't yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is
no way to capture food?
One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. Traditionally, such discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of "romantic paternalism" which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.