History Quotes

The only thing new in this world is the history that you don't know

Harry S Truman

There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it.

Camilo Jose Cela

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.

Winston Churchill

History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.

Mark Yost

History is not narration' as Thierry thought, nor analysis as Guizot thought, it is resurrection.

Michelet

History in our kind of society is not a luxury but a necessity.

Patrick Hazard

History remembers only the brilliant failures and the brilliant successes.

Randolph S. Bourne

I don't believe the truth will ever be known, and I have a great contempt for history.

Gen. George Meade

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.

Adolfo Suarez

[A] ny fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.

Oscar Wilde

Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.

Barbara Ehrenreich

We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.

George Bernard Shaw

History is the present. That's why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth.

E. L. Doctorow

Independence struggles alone are dynamism for the history of humanity.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

In no history has been a liberation movement that has fought alone and won liberation. Only when a concentrated power of the people rises in a revolution behind the liberation movement it attains fullness and maturity as people’s struggle,as a national struggle. Only in such a way is liberation possible.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran
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