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Here is a collection of best words expressing about history. See, how the historic people think and see the history? How much history is important for us?

 Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Mahatma Gandhi

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Abraham Lincoln

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Desmond Tutu

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana

I came, I saw, I conquered.
Julius Caesar

France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
Johnny Depp

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
George Washington

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
John F. Kennedy

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
George Washington Carver

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Margaret Thatcher

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
William James

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
George S. Patton

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
John F. Kennedy

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Winston Churchill

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Mark Twain

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
Harry S. Truman

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
John Quincy Adams

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
Lyndon B. Johnson

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Ambrose Bierce

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
Lyndon B. Johnson

Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
George S. Patton

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Margaret Thatcher

We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Dick Gregory

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
Edward R. Murrow

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
Colin Powell

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
George Santayana

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Napoleon Bonaparte

90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
Colin Powell

What is history but a fable agreed upon?
Napoleon Bonaparte

Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
H. L. Mencken

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
Benjamin Disraeli

History is a vast early warning system.
Norman Cousins

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Henry Adams

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
Grover Cleveland

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
Anwar Sadat

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

Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Arnold J. Toynbee

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
George W. Bush

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
Richard M. Nixon

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
Christopher Columbus

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
Richard M. Nixon

I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
Calvin Coolidge

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
Dan Quayle

I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
Richard M. Nixon

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
Gertrude Stein

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me.
Lyndon B. Johnson

Failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony

World War II was the last government program that really worked.
George Will

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
Richard M. Nixon

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
Mao Zedong

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
James A. Baldwin

Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
William Butler Yeats

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Woodrow Wilson

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

It's a very good historical book about history.
Dan Quayle

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
Tony Blair

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells

History is more or less bunk.
Henry Ford

I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
Charles de Gaulle

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
Frank Herbert

Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
Dante Alighieri


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