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All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Emotions
Honore De Balzac

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Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
Passion
Honore De Balzac

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The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
History and Historians
Otto Von Bismarck

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The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
Consciousness
Joseph Brodsky

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If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
Change
Warren Buffett

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The Thames is liquid history.
History and Historians
John Burns

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History is the devil's scripture.
History and Historians
Lord Byron

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History is the distillation of rumor.
History and Historians
Thomas Carlyle

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History is the essence of innumerable biographies.
Biography
Thomas Carlyle

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No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Greatness
Thomas Carlyle

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The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
History and Historians
Thomas Carlyle

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History is but a confused heap of facts.
History and Historians
Lord Chesterfield

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Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
Selfishness
Julio Cortazar

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A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
Libraries
Norman Cousins

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Imagination
Stephen R. Covey

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The people who have really made history are the martyrs.
Martyrdom
Aleister Crowley

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While we read history we make history.
History and Historians
George William Curtis

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

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The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.
History and Historians
Ernest Dimnet

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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Assassination
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
Inflation
William J. Durant

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A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.
Poetry and Poets
Max Eastman

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History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Freedom
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!
Decisions
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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