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"Don't forget your history nor your destiny" - Bob Marley

"The curves of your lips rewrite history." - Oscar Wilde

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

"Your history doesn't need to dictate your destiny" - Christine Caine

"Your history does not need to define your destiny." - Christine Caine

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

"It's time to stop letting your history control your destiny." - Andy Andrews

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

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

"Live out of your imagination, not your history." - Stephen Covey

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

"Hold those things that tell your history and protect them." - Maya Angelou

"Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?" - Samuel M. Shoemaker

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

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

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

"As an actor, you have to have your history." - Nora Dunn

"Whenever you move, I think you lose your history." - Calista Flockhart

"History is information. Memory is part of your identity." - David Miliband

"Living in your genome is the history of our species." - Barry Schuler

"When you have a novel set in a fictional history, you still should get your history right." - Kurt Busiek

"Yes, your family history has some sad chapters. But your history doesn't have to be your future. The generational garbage can stop here and now." - Max Lucado

"You cannot embrace your destiny if you do not let go of your history." - T D Jakes

"Your genome knows much more about your medical history than you do." - Danny Hillis

"The problem with blaming your present on your past is that history cannot be changed." - Alan Robert Neal

"Everyday create your history, every path you take you're leaving your legacy." - Michael Jackson

"What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy." - Leonard Sweet

"Knowing your history can give you the tools to shape your future." - Gloria Feldt

"You cannot amputate your history from your destiny, because that is redemption." - Beth Moore

"Your subjects have had a history - try to reveal it in your picture." - Howard Pyle

"You can spend your life watching other people win or beat your name into history." - Georges St-Pierre

"Garbage is the part of your history you don't want your family to know about." - Vik Muniz

"Your genome knows much more about your medical history than you do." - W Daniel Hillis

"When You Hold Onto Your History, You Do It At The Expense Of Your Destiny." - T D Jakes

"I think where you're born brings a history with it - a cultural history, a mythical history, an ancestral history, a religious context - and certainly influences your perception of the world and how you interpret everyday reality." - Deepak Chopra

"I think history is inextricably linked to identity. If you don't know your history, if you don't know your family, who are you?" - Mary Pipher

"Your resolve is unquestionable. Your character undeniable. Your history unparalleled. You've inspired us, all the way. You will again today." - Donnie Wahlberg

"Your personal history is a part of what happens with your hands and your head as you play music." - Dave Grohl

"Do not feel trapped by the facts of your history. Your history is not some set of sacred facts. History is an interpretation, and your history is yours to interpret. To know the history and then reinterpret it gives you additional depth." - Harriet Rubin

"History is history." - Troy Vincent

"When 99% of people doubt your idea, you're either gravely wrong or about to make history." - Scott Belsky

"Don't set out to teach theism from your natural history... You spoil both." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As long as someone else controls your history the truth shall remain just a mystery" - Ben Harper

"You never know what your history is going to be like until long after you're gone." - George W Bush

"Preserve your history and become everlasting; receive new life from the times that have gone by." - Muhammad Iqbal

"Never make enemies of anyone younger or healthier than you are. They write your history." - Jacob M. Appel

"So study your rock history, son. That be the Bible of the Blues." - Steven Tyler

"The history of man that you don't know is what your unconscious is made out of." - Terence Mckenna

"As the Chinese will tell you, history depends on your point of view." - Tim Allen

"History is like a clock, it tells you your time of day." - John Henrik Clarke

"Your history of work is as important as the work you'll do tomorrow." - Seth Godin

"Hiding from your history only shackles you to it. Instead, face it and free yourself." - Steve Maraboli

"It is kind of strange watching your personal history become costume." - gadgetgirl

"Don't set out to teach theism from your natural history.... You spoil both." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"...They cannot escape their history any more than you yourself can lose your shadow." - Zadie Smith

"You don't want to trash what you've done; that's your history." - Pat Benatar

"This is a moment in history where it is almost hard to catch your breath." - Hillary Clinton

"In a network situation, a vice president, while he's shaving, can decide your history." - Phil Donahue

"Old cookbooks connect you to your past and explain the history of the world." - Jose Andres Puerta

"The problem of telling contemporary history is that your message gets outdated." - Salman Rushdie

"The more you know of your history, the more liberated you are." - Maya Angelou

"If the present is any guide, government-sanctioned, counterfeit history is in your future." - Nick Turse

"When you're part of history, you don't know it. You're just sort of living your life." - Thomas Schlamme

"If you read all your history books, there are no women in them." - Caitlin Moran

"Your history is animal. Your future is divinity. Right now, you are like a pendulum, swinging between the two." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny." - T D Jakes

"Everything that touches YOUR life, must be an instrument of YOUR liberation or tossed into the trash cans of HISTORY" - John Henrik Clarke

"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read." - James A Baldwin

"No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create?" - Steve Maraboli

"It's the greatest legacy you could ever leave your children or your loved ones: the history of how you felt." - Simon Van Booy

"Wise men read very sharply all of your private history in your look and gait and behavior." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You cannot afford to confine your studies to the classroom. The universe and all of history is your classroom." - Stella Adler

"So whether you do your first downward dog at 14 or 44, it's not your history but your presence on your mat that counts." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"To grow, you must be willing to let your present and future be totally unlike your past. Your history is not your destiny." - Alan Cohen

"So whether you do your first downward dog at 14 or 44, it's not your history but your presence on your mat that counts." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"Democracy is difficult and demanding. So is history. It can crack your voice; it can stir your soul; it can break your heart." - Jill Lepore

"I love PBS! I grew up on it. If I had to say which channels were good, I'd say, you got your PBS, your History Channel, your Discovery." - Nas

"History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it." - Carl Sandburg

"The history of man that you don't know is what your unconscious is made out of. Just as the history of yourself that you don't know is what your personal unconscious is made out of." - Terence Mckenna

"History is one of the only fields where contributions by amateurs are taken seriously, providing you follow the rules and document your sources. In history, it's what you write, not what your credentials are." - George Dyson

"All the things that are part of your heritage make you British - that makes this country what it is. It's part of your history. And here, unlike America, it's still living history." - Bill Bryson

"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

"To take wine into your mouth is to savor a droplet of the river of human history." - Clifton Fadiman

"I think folk music helps reinforce your sense of history. An old song makes you think of times gone by." - Pete Seeger

"love is just a history that they may prove and when your gone ill tell them my religion is you" - Lady Gaga

"An integral part of any best friend's job is to immediately clear your computer history if you die." - Darynda Jones

"Be lord of a day, through wisdom and justice, and you can put up your history books." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Get off your ass and get down here to fix the goddamn biggest disaster in the nation's history." - Ray Nagin

"The most important time in history is - NOW - the present, So count your blessings cause time can't define the essence." - Talib Kweli

"Searching for a mind long lost I found it shaping colors and history near the cliffs of your heart." - Aberjhani

"Don't ever forget your history," she sang, "or any wicked soul can lie to you and get away with it." - Jack Gantos

"When you have a knowledge of history, it's very soothing. When there's continuity in your life, it's soothing." - Sandra Bernhard

"One phrase you don't want kicking off your obituary is, Never, in the long history of bungee jumping..." - Dana Gould

"Baby boomers selling your rumors of their history, forcein' youth away from the truth of what's real today" - Mike Watt

"[James] Baldwin explained that you have your own history, and that you cannot be responsible, for example, for slavery." - Raoul Peck

"The commonest mistake in history is underestimating your opponent; it happens at the poker table all the time." - David M Shoup

"Historical fiction is not history. You're blending real events and actual historical personages with characters of your own creation." - George R R Martin

"If you can give your walls history, it supports the action that's happening in front of them." - James Pearse Connelly

"What happens when you let an unsatisfactory present go on long enough? It becomes your entire history." - Louise Erdrich

"The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history." - Oscar Wilde

"Maybe your history just repeats and repeats until it batters you enough to snap the seams that hold you together" - David Levithan

"Having a movie that lasts and makes your image imprinted into the history of cinema, it's very positive." - Ludivine Sagnier

"America's honor, your honor is at stake. Go out and preserve the greatest country in the history of the world." - Rick Santorum

"Life moves fast. As much as you can learn from your history, you have to move forward." - Eddie Vedder

"The background - your own history - is way more important than what you can achieve as a professional." - Javier Bardem

"In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine." - J William Fulbright

"What keeps you from... living your life as a painful and lovely day in the history of a great pregnancy?" - Rainer Maria Rilke

"I don't tell everyone my life history because if everyone knows your inside-leg measurement, how can you surprise them?" - Penelope Wilton

"The kitchen is the heart of every home, for the most part. It evokes memories of your family history." - Debi Mazar

"I'm reverent toward my sources. History is a team sport, and references are how you support your teammates." - Rick Perlstein

"Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go." - Anthony Bourdain

"It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history." - Renata Adler

"Do not die in the history of your past hurts and past experiences, but live in the now and future of your destiny." - Michelle Obama

"You know that every bead of sweat falling off your head, every weight you've pumped - the history of that is all in your eyes," - Gerard Butler

"Roll up your sleeves, set your mind to making history, and wage such a fight for liberty that the whole world will respect our sex." - Carrie Chapman Catt

"If you're fortunate enough with your history, like with Men in the Cities, your work becomes so absorbed in culture that the authorship of it doesn't exist anymore." - Robert Longo

"The closer you can get to your setting and to primary sources, the more authentic your history is going to be..." - David B Coe

"It is always self-defeating to pretend to a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history." - Renata Adler

"Ripen your mind to the glorious history of the ages and revel in your mastery as today's youth shall look upon you as a sage." - Maximillian Degenerez

"Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends." - Ani Difranco

"Your sister is the only creature on earth who shares your heritage, history, environment, DNA, bone structure, and contempt for stupid Aunt Gertie." - Linda Sunshine

"If you're a Firefox user, you get accustomed to your history and the URL bar and finding things. That should be available on your mobile phone as well." - Mitchell Baker

"Ultimately there's a dirty secret about the Internet, which is nothing disappears. All these companies have all your information. They have your search history." - Ashton Kutcher

"I've always been a history buff. It was one of the few subjects at school that really, really caught me. I think you'll find a lot of actors will be interested in history because it sparks your imagination so much. When you enter a period of history, your imagination just goes wild in creating the world, which is really what acting is." - Tom Mison

"Black History is enjoying the life of our ancestors who paved the way for every African-American. No matter what color you are, the history of Blacks affected everyone; that's why we should cherish and respect Black history. Black history changed America and is continuing to change and shape our country. Black history is about everyone coming together to better themselves and America. Black history is being comfortable in your own skin no matter what color you are. Black history makes me proud of where I came from and where I am going in life." - Bernice Mosby

"The thing that has made the so-called Negro in America fail, more than any other thing, is your, my, lack of knowledge concerning history. We know less about history than anything else." - Malcolm X

"But nothing is solid and permanent. Our lives are raised on the shakiest foundations. You don't need to read history books to know that. You only have to know the history of your own life." - Ron Rash

"Where you are born-what you are born into, the place, the history of the place, how that history mates with your own- stamps who you are, whatever the pundits of globalisation have to say." - Jeanette Winterson

"Every tech story is different. Every moment in history happens only once. All successful companies are successful in their own unique way. It's your task to figure out what that future history will be." - Peter Thiel

"I think history is only ever invisible when it abets your sense of self, your desires, your ambitions, when it carries your life along in a kind of frictionless way." - Garth Greenwell

"Your brain develops depending on your individual history. What has gone on in your own brain and its consciousness over your lifetime is not repeatable, ever - not with identical twins, not even with conjoined twins." - Gerald Edelman

"The Greeks really believed in history. They believed that the past had consequences and that you might be punished for the sins of your father. America, and particularly New York, runs on the idea that history doesn't matter. There is no history. There is only the never-ending present. You don't even have your family because you moved here to get away from them, so even that idea of personal history has been cut at the knees." - Christopher Bollen

"History is a strange experience. The world is quite small now; but history is large and deep. Sometimes you can go much farther by sitting in your own home and reading a book of history, than by getting onto a ship or an airplane and traveling a thousand miles." - Gilbert Highet

"If Google decided at any point to publish my search history, or your search history, or anyone's search history, there's a litany of things they could idea police you about, and if it was published, you would be publicly shamed. Everyone would be publicly shamed. But we trust Google, and we trust the people that run that company." - Ashton Kutcher

"What are your choices? Whom are your choices for? Not just for yourself. Chose now whom you will serve, and that choice is going to affect the next generation, and the next generation, and the next. Choice never affects just one person alone. It goes on and on and the effect goes out into geography and history. You are part of history and your choices become part of history." - Edith Schaeffer

"To do something for someone or something you loved-England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history-wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth." - Connie Willis

"I urge you to pursue preserving your personal history to allow your children and grandchildren to know who you were as a child and what your hopes and dreams were." - Oprah Winfrey

"Your crime is worse than murder.... Who knows but that millions more of innocent people may pay the price of your treason. Indeed, by your betrayal you undoubtedly have altered the course of history to the disadvantage of our country." - Irving R Kaufman

"History teaches us these lessons for the interveners: leave your prejudices at home, keep your ambitions low, have enough resources to do the job, do not lose the golden hour, make security your first priority, involve the neighbours." - Paddy Ashdown

"Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms." - Angela Carter

"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

"To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and no chains to hold you." - John Henrik Clarke



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