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Discovering History Quotes


"History is the discovering of the principles of human nature." - David Hume

"Life is not about discovering our talents; it is about pushing our talents to the limit and discovering our genius." - Robert Breault

"When history calls, history calls," - Olympia Snowe

"Beneath every history, another history." - Hilary Mantel

"Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics." - Simeon Denis Poisson

"History takes time. History makes memory." - Gertrude Stein

"To know the equivalent to ascertaining the material course of thought and will, to discovering the intimate history of life in its perpetual duel with external forces." - Santiago Ramon y Cajal

"I love reading about history. Sometimes, I feel I was born in the wrong era. There was more creativity in the air when people were still discovering new worlds." - Shakira

"Television has given Pakistan a truly open national forum for the first time in its history. Ideas are debated, leaders are assessed and criticised, and a nation of 170 million people is finally discovering, together, what it thinks." - Mohsin Hamid

"When you teach a child something you take away forever his chance of discovering it for himself." - Jean Piaget

"Writing a poem is discovering." - Robert Frost

"I love discovering tiny streets." - Michelle Dockery

"Patriotism ruins history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Patriotism corrupts history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"History repeats itself." - George Eliot

"It's history. It's poetry." - J D Salinger

"All history is biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is clarified experience." - James Russell Lowell

"History teaches us hope." - Robert E Lee

"History is only gossip." - Oscar Wilde

"History repeats itself." - Proverbs

"Freedom has no history." - Andrew Cohen

"I like American history." - Kevin Costner

"Never, ever forget history." - Sukarno

"History is always changing." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"History is not hatred." - Malcolm X

"Repetition builds continuity, Continuity builds history, History builds Identity." - Roshan Samtani

"History, history! We fools, what do we know or care." - William Carlos Williams

"The history of learning amounts to a history of specialization." - Beryl Smalley

"All history is the history of unintended consequences." - T. J. Jackson Lears

"History teaches that nations do not learn from history." - Bruce Fein

"Anything but history, for history must be false." - Robert Walpole

"Human history is in essence a history of ideas." - H G Wells

"The history of theatre is the history of first nights." - John Lahr

"History teaches us that man learns nothing from history" - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"The history of mankind is the history of ideas." - Luigi Pirandello

"History is history. What is done is done." - Sister Souljah

"The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons." - Edwin Powell Hubble

"History doesn't crawl; it leaps." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"History a distillation of Rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History belongs to the intercessors" - Walter Wink

"History is the devil's scripture." - Lord Byron

"History is written by winners." - Alex Haley

"Well, everybody has a history." - Saul Bellow

"History! Read it and weep!" - Kurt Vonnegut

"Only the vanquished remember history." - Marshall Mcluhan

"History passes the final judgment" - Sidney Poitier

"History is where tensions were." - Howard Nemerov

"History is no criminal court" - Leopold Von Ranke

"History will treat me right." - Ralph Abernathy

"America has always imported history." - Helmut Jahn

"Sometimes - history needs a push." - Vladimir Lenin

"Whole generations have forgotten history." - Pierre Salinger

"History is a stern judge." - Svetlana Alliluyeva

"History, a distillation of rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History provides no precise guidelines." - Douglas Hurd

"Knowing oneself is not so much a question of discovering what is present in one's self, but rather the creation of who one wants to be." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"People have a reservoir of talent worth discovering. They just have to be given the opportunity to discover it in themselves" - Ricardo Semler

"Keep your central character moving, discovering, learning." - Simon Beaufoy

"I am always learning, always discovering." - Isamu Noguchi

"Learning is discovering that somethinkg is possible." - Frederick Salomon Perls

"You can never stop discovering music." - Rashida Jones

"Won't it be wonderful when black history and native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history." - Maya Angelou

"Now, a good education is about so much more than just learning geometry or memorizing dates in history. All of that is important, but an education is also about exploring new things - discovering what makes you come alive, and then being your best at whatever you choose" - Michelle Obama

"Because men have a history, it is difficult for them to imagine what it is like to grow up without one, or the sense of personal expansion that comes from discovering that we women have a worthy heritage. Along with pride often comes rage - rage that one has been deprived of such a significant knowledge." - Judy Chicago

"History is written by the winners. The books say the Indians were bad guys and the whites just needed a little land. It's like, Excuse me, let me take your car. I'm discovering it. I'm putting my flag on your windshield." - Mario Van Peebles

"A big part of making music is the discovery aspect, is the surprise aspect. That's why I think I'll always love sampling. Because it involves combining the music fandom: collecting, searching, discovering music history, and artifacts of recording that you may not have known existed and you just kind of unlock parts of your brain, you know?" - Gotye

"Discovering While Doing Is Natural... But,Doing Immediately After Discovering Is The Attitude of Winners!" - Sujit Lalwani

"The best apology, I think, was from my husband, Steve, who slept with a close friend of mine decades back, when we were committed to being life partners but not yet married. And many of the factors that made Steve's apology so healing are universal. One important thing is that he confessed to the affair, rather than my discovering it. He looked deeply into his own history in terms of why this happened, but he never used that history as an excuse." - Harriet Lerner

"I've always tried to write California history as American history. The paradox is that New England history is by definition national history, Mid-Atlantic history is national history. We're still suffering from that." - Kevin Starr

"Essentially any history we have is just a history of aristocrats. We don't have any history of people." - Frank Fairfield

"People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"s past history and stand alone." - Marion Woodman

"History without politics descends to mere Literature." - John Robert Seeley

"Politics is history in the making." - Adolf Hitler

"Much more than memoir; it's history." - Russell Banks

"The transcendental promises a vacation from history." - Mason Cooley

"Philosophy is the history of philosophy." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"History is written by the victors." - Saying

"Blood alone moves the wheels of history." - Benito Mussolini

"Silence ensures that history repeats itself." - Erin Gruwell

"History is one damn thing after another." - H. A. L. Fisher

"Well behaved women do not make history." - Mae West

"My motto is "more mystery, less history"." - Adam Carolla

"History never repeats itself. Man always does." - Voltaire

"There is no history; only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Crim has baggage: expectation, history, responsibility." - Lee Patrick Mastelotto

"Nothing capable of being memorized is history." - Robin G Collingwood

"History is a great dust heap." - Thomas Carlyle

"What man is, only his history tells." - Wilhelm Dilthey

"History is no more than memories refreshed." - Peter Charles Newman

"History is the lies of the victors," - Julian Barnes

"History does not unfold: it piles up." - Robert Adams

"Im sick of making bloody history." - Patrick Rafter

"History is the memory of States." - Henry A Kissinger

"History is at once freedom and necessity." - Antonio Gramsci

"You make history when you do business." - Barbara Kruger

"Fischer prefers to enter Chess history alone" - Miguel Najdorf

"Iraq has no history of ethnic conflict." - Paul Wolfowitz

"History is the invention of historians." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"History is all explained by geography." - Robert Penn Warren

"All history was at first oral." - Samuel Johnson

"History is the lie commonly agreed upon." - Voltaire

"History is the teacher of life" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"History is the school of statesmanship." - John Robert Seeley

"Our past has gone into history." - William Mckinley

"All revolutions in history have obstacles." - Nawal El Saadawi

"History is written backwards but lived forwards." - Madeleine Albright

"Harlem is filled with moments of history." - Cheo Hodari Coker

"People have different ways of interpreting history." - Nate Silver

"Institutions do live on their history." - Bob Hawke

"Historians may lie, but History cannot." - George Saintsbury

"World history is the world's court." - Friedrich Schiller

"History is written by the survivors." - Proverbs

"The world's history is the world's judgment." - Friedrich Schiller

"History is Philosophy teaching by examples." - Thucydides

"There is properly no history; only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is not was, it is." - William Faulkner

"History is philosophy teaching by experience." - Thomas Carlyle

"Kings are the slaves of history." - Leo Tolstoy

"History is like a constantly changing tree." - David Irving

"Revolutions are the locomotives of history." - Karl Marx

"I think you can learn from history." - Chuck Norris

"I'm sick of making bloody history." - Patrick Rafter

"Grace can and does have a history." - Karl Rahner

"Detention without trial is history in Malaysia." - Najib Razak

"Our history is not our destiny." - Alan Cohen

"Holding an Olympic Games means evoking history." - Pierre De Coubertin

"History is a vast early warning system." - Norman Cousins

"History is everything that has ever happened." - Stephen Ambrose

"Crim has baggage: expectation, history, responsibility." - Pat Mastelotto

"I'm not sure history has ended." - John Bolton

"That great dust-heap called 'history'." - Augustine Birrell

"As storytellers, you're always somehow creating history." - Cary Fukunaga

"World history is a court of judgment." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"This is unparalyzed in the state's history." - Gib Lewis

"Politics is history in the present tense." - John Avlon

"All history is incomprehensible without Christ." - Ernest Renan

"Iraq has a tremendous amount of history." - Scott Ritter

"History can never be covered up." - Zhu Rongji

"I have a strong art-history background." - Eli Roth

"In counterfactual history, nothing is certain." - Robert Dallek

"History is only written from what remains." - Jill Lepore

"In Jewish history there are no coincidences." - Elie Wiesel

"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts." - Edward R Murrow

"I'm inspired by history, different periods." - Adam Lambert

"The evidence for indicting immunisations for SIDS is circumstantial, but compelling. However, the keepers of the keys to medical-research funds are not interested in researching this very important lead to the cause of an ongoing, and possibly preventable, tragedy. Anything that implies that immunisations are not the greatest medical advance in the history of public health is ignored or ridiculed. Can you imagine the economic and political import of discovering that immunisations are killing thousands of babies?" - Frederick Douglass

"It was really hard coming to terms with the Nazi history. Then in my twenties I was traveling to Germany. There was a lot of poetry activity and some of my first readings abroad and trying to relate with people my own age there and what they were discovering and learning had to examine in terms of their backgrounds. Then so many of my friends had family who had either perished in the holocaust or survived in the holocaust. It was very palpable." - Anne Waldman

"Organic farming appealed to me because it involved searching for and discovering nature's pathways, as opposed to the formulaic approach of chemical farming. The appeal of organic farming is boundless; this mountain has no top, this river has no end." - Eliot Coleman

"I was a man who was lucky enough to have discovered a political theory, a man who was caught up in the whirlpool of Cuba's political crisis...; discovering Marxism...was like finding a map in the forest." - Fidel Castro



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