As the centuries pass, the evidence is accumulating that, measured by His effect on history, Jesus is the most influential life ever lived on this planet.
The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community.
Not the existence of man, but the action of man sets the wheel of history of the struggle in motion.
If one is determined to die for the truth, even a common man can create history.
History balances the frustration of 'how far we have to go' with the satisfaction of 'how far we have come.' It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.
Ideas are, in truth, forces. Infinite, too,is the power of personality. A union of the two always makes history.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it
All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.
Through the centuries, the history of peoples is but a lesson in mutual tolerance.
Flight is the only truly new sensation than men have achieved in modern history.
History is apt to judge harshly those who sacrifice tomorrow for today.
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.
Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
The Senate and the country need Senators of courage who are prepared to make their mark on history by standing with past profiles in courage, and defending not party, not partisanship, but defending principle and democracy itself.
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
Politics is history in the present tense.
The difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter is a matter of perspective: it all depends on the observer and the verdict of history.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
Through the sands of time . . the written word has changed the course of history, inspired many to fight for their beliefs and most importantly . . . elevated mankind to a higher understanding of mans inhumanity to mankind.
No man is truly great who is great only in his own lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.