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Discovering History Quotes


"All is vanity, and discovering it - the greatest vanity." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"It's like being in love, discovering your best friend." - Elizabeth Wein

"Forgiveness is discovering that what you thought happened, didn't." - Byron Katie

"Discovering a new explanation is inherently an act of creativity." - David Deutsch

"The devil is always discovering something novel against the truth." - Pope Leo I

"Forgiveness is discovering that what you thought happened, did'." - Byron Katie

"I love trying things and discovering how I hate them." - D H Lawrence

"Life's a journey. It's a journey about discovering limits." - Larry Ellison

"Discovering the unexpected is more important than confirming the known." - George E. P. Box

"The anticipation of discovering new possibilities becomes my greatest joy." - Jerry Uelsmann

"Art has to keep moving and discovering to stay alive." - Bill Watterson

"Adultery, Emma was discovering, could be as banal as marriage." - Gustave Flaubert

"Bring a vampire around, people start discovering religion." - Richard Laymon

"Discovering witnesses is just as important as catching criminals." - Simon Wiesenthal

"Lifestyle is the art of discovering ways to live uniquely." - Jim Rohn

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

"Western man wrote "his" history as if it were the history of the entire human race." - John Oliver Killens

"Happy nations have no history. History is the study of mankind's misfortune." - Raymond Queneau

"Mathematics without natural history is sterile, but natural history without mathematics is muddled." - John Maynard Smith

"To have a sense of history one must consider oneself a piece of history...." - Alfred Kazin

"The history of the bow and arrow is the history of mankind" - Fred Bear

"Culture is simultaneously the fruit of a people's history and a determinant of history." - Amilcar Cabral

"Home gives you something no other place can... your history. Home is where your history begins." - Billie Letts

"The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family." - Pope John Paul Ii

"We study history in order to intervene in the course of history." - Adolf von Harnack

"Human history is work history. The heroes of the people are work heroes." - Meridel Le Sueur

"If history teaches us one thing, than that history teaches us nothing." - Peter Ustinov

"My whole written history is one big lie! I mean, I can't even believe my history." - Dennis Hopper

"Should we be rewriting history just to make people feel good? That's not history, that's psychiatry." - Ed Koch

"No single man makes history. History cannot be seen just as one cannot see grass growing." - Boris Pasternak

"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles." - Karl Marx

"History is but past politics and... politics are but present history." - Edward Augustus Freeman

"Remember the lessons of history - if we don't learn from history, we're bound to repeat it." - Ted Cruz

"History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history." - Clarence Darrow

"As a universal history of philosophy, the history of philosophy must become one great unity." - Karl Jaspers

"The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles." - Karl Marx

"Yeah, I read history. But it doesn't make you nice. Hitler read history, too." - Joan Rivers

"Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved." - Arthur Erickson

"As an author of narrative history, I read a lot of history books." - Nathaniel Philbrick

"The Republican Party's history is rich and chock full of emancipation and black history." - Rand Paul

"I never put out a history, I put out a dramatic history." - Oliver Stone

"History is history." - Troy Vincent

"History has never seen Emmitt Smith. I don't care what has come before me. That's why they call it history you create new history." - Emmitt Smith

"The history of a people are found in its songs." - George Jellinek

"Stand up and walk out of your history" - Phil Mcgraw

"History employs evolution to structure biological events in time." - Stephen Jay Gould

"The whole history of baseball has the quality of mythology." - Bernard Malamud

"We must be authors of the history of our age." - Madeleine Albright

"Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football." - Ondino Viera

"Ideally, brewers interpret history, and through science they create art." - Don Spencer

"The Fed is the greatest hedge fund in history." - Warren Buffett

"The total history of almost anyone would shock almost everyone." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"The lesson of history is that no one learns." - Steven Erikson

"History marches to the drum of a clear idea." - W H Auden

"Conventional history completely ignores half the human race." - Barbara Mertz

"When we apologize we end our struggle with history." - John Kador

"Mythology is the mother of religions, and grandmother of history." - Zsuzsanna Budapest

"Web standards keep you out of the dustbin of history." - Joshua Greenberg

"The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker." - Richard Nixon

"Value people on their potential, not on their history" - Bo

"History is the chronicle of divorces between creed and deed." - Louis Fischer

"It is history that teaches us to hope." - Robert E Lee

"The Cheyenne Indians: their history and lifeways : edited and illustrated" - George Bird Grinnell

"One might regard architecture as history arrested in stone." - A. L. Rowse

"News is only the first rough draft of history." - Alan Barth

"History is not what happened but what is written down" - Kathleen McGowan

"Psychology has a long past, but only a short history." - Hermann Ebbinghaus

"Throughout the entire course of history, warfare is always changing." - Andre Beaufre

"Oh dear, you are confusing molecular science with ancient history." - Dean Hamer

"Our citizenship is in eternity; history is our temporary residence." - Erwin Mcmanus

"The greatest owner in professional sports history is Eddie DeBartolo." - Ronnie Lott

"If you don't remember history accurately, how can you learn?" - Maya Lin

"As history shows, dead metaphors make good idols." - Elizabeth A. Johnson

"Things look different when history is seen as His-story." - Peter Kreeft

"The only new thing is history we don't know." - Harry S Truman

"Kant is the most evil man in mankind's history." - Ayn Rand

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies," - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history." - Plato

"It's History that's caused all the troubles in the past." - Michael Moorcock

"No other single innovation had so much impact on history." - Rodney Stark

"It's the non-conformist who gives color to history." - Dorothy Fuldheim

"History, we know, is apt to repeat itself." - George Eliot

"In literary history, generation follows generation in a rage." - Annie Dillard

"History is made by those who say no." - Jon Savage

"Today is a reality, tomorrow's a promise, and yesterday's history!" - Billy Blanks

"Know your genre. Know your history. Read a book." - Brian Keene

"Fiction may be said to be the caricature of history." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"History is philosophy teaching by example and also by warning." - Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

"History is the memory of things said and done." - Carl L. Becker

"Our history is an aggregate of last moments" - Thomas Pynchon

"History is a priori amoral; it has no conscience." - Arthur Koestler

"The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history." - Dan Quayle

"History knows no resting places and no plateaus" - Henry A Kissinger

"Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?" - Sam Shoemaker

"History is only a tiresome repetition of one story." - William Graham Sumner

"He is the purest figure in history. About George Washington" - William E Gladstone

"History admires the wise, but elevates the brave." - Edmund Morris

"Trust the people - that is the crucial lesson of history." - Ronald Reagan

"Official history is believing the murderers at their word." - Simone Weil

"History will tell the story, America will always stand." - Randy Travis

"There is room in history for all of us." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"Progress is man's indifference to the lessons of history." - Len Deighton

"The horror of our history has purged me of opinions." - John Barth

"We are at an inflection point in history." - Joel Garreau

"Your birth may be common, But death must be history." - Adolf Hitler

"In my world, history comes down to language and art." - Theodore Bikel

"Very often history is a means of denying the past." - Jeanette Winterson

"An old novel has a history of its own." - Alexander Smith

"History does not pose problems without eventually producing the solutions." - Marian Wright Edelman

"History is, as we know, written by the winners." - Rachel Martin

"The South is a region that history has happened to." - Richard M. Weaver

"We were the most conservative revolutionaries in history." - Kevin O'Higgins

"Your requests change history because your prayers change God!" - Max Lucado

"History does not so much repeat as echo, I suppose." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"History repeats itself and that's just how it goes," - J Cole

"Dead Max was the biggest oxymoron in history." - James Patterson

"I never thought my cotton gin would change history." - Eli Whitney

"History is too important to be left to the historians." - Robert Harris

"Images have an advanced religion; they bury history." - Alfredo Jaar

"History attempts to provide society with an artificial collective memory." - Ralph Davis

"First governor in Arkansas history to ever lower taxes." - Mike Huckabee

"Reducing military presence has never in history won a war." - John Mccain

"Partitioning Iraq is inevitable, as shown by history." - Joe Biden

"Neuer is one of the best goalkeepers in history." - Pep Guardiola

"If knowing history made you rich, librarians would be billionaires." - Warren Buffett

"The course of history can be changed but not halted." - Paul Robeson

"History, in the end, becomes a form of irony." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"History is that nightmare from which there is no awakening." - James Joyce

"History writes the word 'Reconciliation' over all her quarrels." - Jan Smuts

"Don't be shocked when your history book mentions me." - Lin-Manuel Miranda

"History should be about every generation's will to power." - Cody Wilson

"Other than fiction and poetry I tend to read history." - Stephen Dobyns

"I'm a big sports history buff. I love sports." - Kenny Chesney

"History is written by the dreamers, not the doubters." - Donald Trump

"The Pentagon is, admissibly, the most powerful institution in history." - Philip Berrigan

"I'm aware enough, I guess, of American labor history." - Ani Difranco

"I try to put my own history in my work." - Molly Shannon

"God does give us the history of his people." - Jennifer Rothschild

"Loving fathers give their children a sense of their history." - Jennifer Rothschild

"All empires eventually destroy themselves. That's the record of history." - Ralph Nader

"You can't escape the influence of architectural history." - Richard Meier

"Somewhere, something incredible happened in history - the wrong guys won." - Norman Mailer

"The history of a man is in his character." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The ages live in history through their anachronisms." - Oscar Wilde

"Mythology can be defined as the sacred history of humankind." - Gerald Hausman

"Don't let your history interfere with your destiny." - Steve Maraboli

"They (Thucydides and Xenophon) maintained the dignity of history." - Henry Bolingbroke

"The darkest page in history is the persecutions of woman." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Happy the people whose annals are blank in history-books!" - Charles De Montesquieu

"Happy is the country which has no history." - Proverbs



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