History Quotes

Throughout history it has been the inaction of those who could have acted the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph....Haile Selassie.

I am not caused by my history--my parents, my childhood and development. These are mirrors in which I may catch glimpses of my image....James Hillman.

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

Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up. I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success the earliest spark in the dreaming youth -- is this: dream a great dream....John A. Appleman.

History is the science of what never happens twice....Paul Valery.

Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory....Benjamin Disraeli.

If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility....Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

History may be divided into three movements: what moves rapidly, what moves slowly and what appears not to move at all....Fernand Braudel (1902-1985).

A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the sound of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance....Jawaharial Nehru, Indian Prime Minister.

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