History Quotes

History does not always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells, 'Can't you remember anything I told you?' and lets fly with a club.

John Wood Campbell, Jr.

Anyone who believes you cannot change history has never tried to write his memoirs.

David Ben-Gurion

Large newspapers are routinely censored by legal costs. It is time this stopped. It is time a country said, enough is enough, justice must be seen, history must be preserved, and we will give shelter from the storm.

Julian Paul Assange

In absolute terms, I am the most legally persecuted man of all times, in the whole history of mankind, worldwide.

Silvio Berlusconi

The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman.

Willa Sibert Cather

History is the essence of innumerable biographies.

Thomas Carlyle

Today, having come far in our own historical journey, we must decide: Will we turn back, or finish well? Before history is written down in books, it is written in courage. Like Americans before us, we will show that courage and we will finish well. We will lead freedom's advance. We will compete and excel in the global economy. We will renew the defining moral commitments of this land. And so we move forward optimistic about our country, faithful to its cause, and confident of victories to come.

George Walker Bush

The loss of historical memory is restored in the very place where one has lost it.

Bishop Sebouh Chouldjian

There's a good reason why nobody studies history. It just teaches you too much.

Noam Chomsky

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?

Emil Cioran

That history just unfolds, independently of a specified direction, of a goal, no one is willing to admit.

Emil Cioran

History a distillation of Rumour.

Thomas Carlyle

History will judge societies and governments and their institutions not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.

Csar Estrada Chvez

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.

Isocrates

Those who invoke history will certainly be heard by history. And they will have to accept its verdict.

Dag Hammarskjld

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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