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"History is history." - Troy Vincent

"All history is contemporary history." - Benedetto Croce

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

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

"All history is modern history." - Wallace Stevens

"Black history is American history." - Morgan Freeman

"Imagine a history teacher making history," - Christa Mcauliffe

"All history is the history of thought," - Robin G Collingwood

"While we read history we make history." - George William Curtis

"History has been the history of warfare." - Godfrey Reggio

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

"Patriotism ruins history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Patriotism corrupts history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"History is merely gossip" - Oscar Wilde

"History repeats herself." - Jennifer Stone

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

"History repeats itself." - George Eliot

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

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

"All history is biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History: gossip well told." - Elbert Hubbard

"[History is] petrified imagination." - Arthur Baer

"The dignity of history." - Henry Fielding

"History is clarified experience." - James Russell Lowell

"History teaches us hope." - Robert E Lee

"History is His story." - James Packer

"History is only gossip." - Oscar Wilde

"History is herstory too." - Anonymous

"History: gossip well told." - Elbert Hubbard

"History repeats itself." - Proverbs

"We cannot escape history." - Abraham Lincoln

"Desire has no history..." - Susan Sontag

"Leave history to historians." - Ali Babacan

"Freedom has no history." - Andrew Cohen

"I like American history." - Kevin Costner

"World history is tragic." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Strip malls are history." - Jeff Bezos

"Never, ever forget history." - Sukarno

"I'm a history nut." - Billy Joel

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

"History is not hatred." - Malcolm X

"All other forms of history - economic history, social history, psychological history, above all sociology - seem to me history with the history left out." - A J P Taylor

"I'm not part of the history, I am the history." - Royce Gracie

"The history of one is the history of all." - Grace King

"History never really says goodbye. History says, see you later." - Eduardo Galeano

"Fiction is history, human history, or it is nothing." - Joseph Conrad

"The history of empires is the history of human misery." - Edward Gibbon

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

"Truth is in history, but history is not the truth." - Nicolas Gomez Davila

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

"The history of missions is the history of answered prayer." - Samuel Marinus Zwemer

"The history of medicine is the history of the unusual." - Robert M. Fresco

"The history of mankind is the history of ideas." - Ludwig Von Mises

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

"All history, of course, is the history of wars." - Penelope Lively

"Slavery is not African history. Slavery interrupted African history." - Mutabaruka

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

"Men make history. History does not make the man." - Harry S Truman

"The most important history is the history we make today." - Henry Ford

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

"The only history that matters is the history we know." - Ezra Pound

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

"Let me recite what history teaches. History teaches." - Gertrude Stein

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

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

"History is past politics, and politics present history." - John Robert Seeley

"We proceed out of history into history again." - Sidney Alexander

"Universal history is the history of a few metaphors." - Jorge Luis Borges

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

"History is not history unless it is the truth." - Abraham Lincoln

"And history becomes legend and legend becomes history." - Jean Cocteau

"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history." - George Bernard Shaw

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

"History never really says goodbye. History says, 'See you later.'" - Eduardo Galeano

"The history of England is emphatically the history of progress." - Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild

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

"The history of mankind is a history of war." - Mike Love

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

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

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

"The history of liberty is a history of resistance." - Woodrow Wilson

"The history of art is the history of revivals." - Samuel Butler

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

"War makes rattling good history." - Thomas Hardy

"Destiny and history are untidy." - Djuna Barnes

"All history is a lie!" - Robert Walpole

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

"History a distillation of Rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History belongs to the intercessors" - Walter Wink

"War is not women's history." - Virginia Woolf

"Patterns repeat themselves in history" - Rick Riordan

"History is the third parent." - Nadeem Aslam

"History doesn't have a curfew." - John Green

"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

"Men make their own history" - Karl Marx

"History paints the human heart." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Only the vanquished remember history." - Marshall Mcluhan

"History is the gradual instant" - Anne Michaels

"... hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history ..." - Spiro T Agnew

"History is full of surprises." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"Throughout history, ideas need patrons." - Matt Kibbe

"Completeness is rare in history ..." - Barbara Tuchman

"History repeats, but science reverberates." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"History passes the final judgment" - Sidney Poitier

"History is where tensions were." - Howard Nemerov

"History is no criminal court" - Leopold Von Ranke

"History is absolutely my thing." - Sharon Cameron

"No man knows my history." - Joseph Smith Jr

"8) History never repeats itself." - Larry Niven

"the materialist conception of history." - Christopher Hitchens

"History is fables agreed upon." - Voltaire

"Happy people have no history." - Leo Tolstoy

"History: a collection of epitaphs." - Elbert Hubbard

"History is the new poetry." - Thomas Carlyle

"History as the slaughter-bench" - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"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

"In France, history is paralyzing." - Jean Paul Gaultier

"Landscape is history made visible." - J. B. Jackson

"History: A distillation of rumor." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is a stern judge." - Svetlana Alliluyeva

"History passes the final judgment." - Sidney Poitier

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

"History develops, art stands still." - E M Forster

"You cannot not know history." - Philip Johnson

"The Thames is liquid history." - John Burns

"No generation can escape history." - George H W Bush

"History provides no precise guidelines." - Douglas Hurd

"The antidote to feel-good history is not feel-bad history but honest and inclusive history." - James W. Loewen

"The Grecian history is a poem, Latin history a picture, modern history a chronicle." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"The use of history as therapy means the corruption of history as history." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft." - Winston Churchill

"I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history." - Morgan Freeman

"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

"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

"I've lived history. I've made history, and I know I'll have my place in history. That's not egoism." - John Diefenbaker

"The history of humanity is not the history of its wars, but the history of its households." - John Ruskin

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

"History, when they do it, is ancient history, and they sensationalize even that. Contemporary history is virtually ignored on television." - Tariq Ali

"That history should have imitated history was already sufficiently marvellous; that history should imitate literature is inconceivable...." - Jorge Luis Borges

"When I was in school, all our history books were American, so we learned American history, not Canadian history." - Dave Foley

"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



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