If inciting people to do that [9/11] is terrorism, and if killing those who kill our sons is terrorism, then let history be witness that we are terrorists.
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
The Internet revolution is going to be like all the other revolutions we have seen in history. It's going to be over before a lot of us even know it started.
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
The most henious and the must cruel crimes of which history has record have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives.
The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.
Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity.
The great themes of Canadian history are as follows: Keeping the Americans out, keeping the French in, and trying to get the Natives to somehow disappear.
Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.
The history of post-independence Sri Lanka, from a Sri Lankan Tamil perspective, is a history of lost privileges, intensifying discrimination, failure of democratic institutions to protect their rights and finally,coercion by an overwhelmingly Sinhalese security establishment.
The war against Vietnam is only the ghastliest manifestation of what I'd call imperial provincialism, which afflicts America's whole culture - aware only of its own history, insensible to everything which isn't part of the local atmosphere.
I am not so different in my history of abandonment from anyone else after all. We have all been split away from the earth, each other, ourselves.
History will absolve me.
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history
The complacent, the self-indulgent, the soft societies are about to be swept away with the debris of history.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.
Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football.
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history
We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
History is the story of events, with praise or blame.
Tradition is an important help to history, but its statements should be carefully scrutinized before we rely on them.
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.