History quotes

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the …Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

Hope Inspirational Past

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. …When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.

Inspirational Love Truth Evil

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it …The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.

Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat …Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.

Short Learning

We'll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we …We'll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we create.

Short Witty

Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth …Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.

Inspirational Life

History is a set of lies agreed …History is a set of lies agreed upon.

Short

If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and …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.

Life Enemy Acceptance Compassion

Condemn me, it does not matter: history will absolve …Condemn me, it does not matter: history will absolve me.

The truth is the greatest enemy of the …The truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

Politics Short Truth Enemy

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said …If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone."

Philosophy Humor

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be …If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.

Short






Short + History quotes

Short Quotes
History doesn't repeat itself, but it does …History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.

Short Humor

You don't remember what happened. What you remember becomes what …You don't remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.

Short Memory

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

Short Humor

Study the past if you would define the …Study the past if you would define the future.

Short Future Learning Past

Reality denied comes back to …Reality denied comes back to haunt.

Short Reality

History... is a nightmare from which I am trying to …History... is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.

Short Truth

By its very nature, history is always a one-sided …By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account.

Short

Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat …Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat it.

Short Humor Past



All History Quotes


That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the …That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.

Learning

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without …A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

Knowledge People

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for …Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.

Life Short Truth Humor

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to …The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

Wisdom Knowledge Past

The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the …The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.

Life Memory Humans

The greatest changes in history have come when people were able to shake off what others told them …The greatest changes in history have come when people were able to shake off what others told them to do.

People

Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how …Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is.

Inspirational Humor Insult

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their …The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.

Understanding

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the …Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

Politics Future Past

All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a …All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.

Truth Reality

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how …Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.

Humor Laughter Humanity

Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the …Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.

Change Philosophy Future Past

Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of …Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labours of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.

Knowledge Ignorance

Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid …Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid them.

Understanding

You know the saying: he who doesn't understand history is doomed to repeat it. And when it's …You know the saying: he who doesn't understand history is doomed to repeat it. And when it's repeated, the stakes are doubled.

Understanding Life lessons

This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives …This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we seize it with both hands and make the most of it.

I've always considered Christ to be one of the greatest revolutionaries in the history of …I've always considered Christ to be one of the greatest revolutionaries in the history of humanity.

Humanity

The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people …The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too.

Freedom Philosophy Politics

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into …Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.

On their side more men are standing, on ours more will …On their side more men are standing, on ours more will fight!

Inspirational Short

Throughout history, people with new ideas, who think differently and try to change things, have …Throughout history, people with new ideas, who think differently and try to change things, have always been called troublemakers.

Change Idea People

Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are, until they happen, then they are historical …Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are, until they happen, then they are historical inevitabilities.

Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different …Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories.

Moment

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is …If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree.

The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the …The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!

Freedom Art

History, in general, only informs us what bad government …History, in general, only informs us what bad government is.

Humor

The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in …The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in history.

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It …I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

Beauty Emotions Memory Past

No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And …No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn't know it.

Inspirational

The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite …The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history.

Simile

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no …Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

Humanity Book Writing

People have an annoying habit of remembering things they …People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't.

Humor Memory Habit

And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen …And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.

Strength Life lessons

In the earlier days of history, kings and leaders went to the battlefield with their men; but …In the earlier days of history, kings and leaders went to the battlefield with their men; but today, those who determine that a nation will go to war remain safely behind

War