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A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
History and Historians
Robert Heinlein

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A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
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Oscar Wilde

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Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen.
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Henry Vaughan

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Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Every time history repeats itself the price goes up.
History and Historians
Source Unknown

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Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.
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Abraham Lincoln

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From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
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Napoleon Bonaparte

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He is the purest figure in history. [About George Washington]
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William E. Gladstone

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Historian -- an unsuccessful novelist.
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H. L. Mencken

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Historian. A broad -- gauge gossip.
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Ambrose Bierce

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Historians are prophets with their face turned backward.
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Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

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History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
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Anatole France

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History is a better guide than good intentions.
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Jeane Kirkpatrick

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History is a race between education and catastrophe.
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H.G. Wells

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History is always written wrong, and so always needs to be rewritten.
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George Santayana

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History is but a confused heap of facts.
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Lord Chesterfield

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History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.
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Voltaire

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History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
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Edward Gibbon

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History is more or less bunk.
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Henry Ford

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History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead.
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Voltaire

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History is the devil's scripture.
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Lord Byron

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History is the distillation of rumor.
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Thomas Carlyle

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History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
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Philip Guedalla

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History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.
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Clarence Darrow

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun