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History Quotes: "To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense."

To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.




History Quotes: "With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds."

With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.



History Quotes: "Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution."

Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.



History Quotes: "The bourgeois during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created more massive and more colossal productive forces than have all preceding generations together."

The bourgeois during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created more massive and more colossal productive forces than have all preceding generations together.




History Quotes: "I have no expectation that any man will read history aright who thinks that what was done in a remote age, by men whose names have resounded far, has any deeper sense than what he is doing today."

I have no expectation that any man will read history aright who thinks that what was done in a remote age, by men whose names have resounded far, has any deeper sense than what he is doing today.



History Quotes: "All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man."

All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man.



History Quotes: "The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward."

The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.




History Quotes: "The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it."

The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it.



History Quotes: "Sometimes - history needs a push."

Sometimes - history needs a push.



History Quotes: "Emancipation was a proclamation, but not a fact."

Emancipation was a proclamation, but not a fact.



History Quotes: "Herodotus says, "Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects."

Herodotus says, "Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects.



History Quotes: "With malice toward none with charity for all with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right let us strive on to finish the work we are in to bind up the nation's wounds."

With malice toward none with charity for all with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right let us strive on to finish the work we are in to bind up the nation's wounds.




History Quotes: "The student is to read history actively not passively."

The student is to read history actively not passively.



History Quotes: "The Noblest form of Affection"

The Noblest form of Affection



History Quotes: "The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past."

The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.



History Quotes: "History is a symptom of our disease"

History is a symptom of our disease



History Quotes: "The historical sense involves a perception not only of the pastness of the past but of its presence."

The historical sense involves a perception not only of the pastness of the past but of its presence.



History Quotes: "History is more or less bunk."

History is more or less bunk.




History Quotes: "History is a pact between the dead the living and the yet unborn."

History is a pact between the dead the living and the yet unborn.



History Quotes: "It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries in life."

It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries in life.



History Quotes: "History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes."

History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.



History Quotes: "shot through the heart, and you're to blame! you give love, a bad name."

shot through the heart, and you're to blame! you give love, a bad name.



History Quotes: "The enjoyment of power inevitably corrupts the judgement of reason, and perverts its liberty."

The enjoyment of power inevitably corrupts the judgement of reason, and perverts its liberty.



History Quotes: "You've got to marinate your head, in that time and culture.You've got to become them."(Speaking about researching, and reading, and immersing yourself in History)"

You've got to marinate your head, in that time and culture.You've got to become them."(Speaking about researching, and reading, and immersing yourself in History)



History Quotes: "Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry."

Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.



History Quotes: "The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal."

The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.



History Quotes: "Sir, I shall not defeat you - I shall transcend you."

Sir, I shall not defeat you - I shall transcend you.



History Quotes: "If all records told the same tale—then the lie passed into history and became truth."

If all records told the same tale—then the lie passed into history and became truth.



History Quotes: "Assassination has never changed the history of the world."

Assassination has never changed the history of the world.



History Quotes: "There is properly no history only biography."

There is properly no history only biography.



History Quotes: "you don't need to go that far in the future, you just have to go 2000 years ago, "

you don't need to go that far in the future, you just have to go 2000 years ago,



History Quotes: "If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience."

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.



History Quotes: "It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity."

It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity.



History Quotes: "A man who could not see the end of his"provisional existence" was not able to aim at an ultimate goal in life."

A man who could not see the end of his"provisional existence" was not able to aim at an ultimate goal in life.



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

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



History Quotes: "When Lincoln was asked if God was on the Union’s side, Lincoln’s unvarying response was that what was really important was whether they were on God’s side."

When Lincoln was asked if God was on the Union’s side, Lincoln’s unvarying response was that what was really important was whether they were on God’s side.



History Quotes: "The United States was born in revolution and nurtured by struggle. Throughout our history, the American people have befriended and supported all those who seek independence and a better way of life."

The United States was born in revolution and nurtured by struggle. Throughout our history, the American people have befriended and supported all those who seek independence and a better way of life.



History Quotes: "Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age."

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



History Quotes: "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now."

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.



History Quotes: "In the legal respect, after the execution of the supposed incendiaries, the other half of Moscow burned down."

In the legal respect, after the execution of the supposed incendiaries, the other half of Moscow burned down.



History Quotes: "What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done."

What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.



History Quotes: "History isn't just the story of bad people doing bad things. It's quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong."

History isn't just the story of bad people doing bad things. It's quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong.



History Quotes: "If we are to make progress, we must not repeat history but make new history. We must add to inheritance left by our ancestors."

If we are to make progress, we must not repeat history but make new history. We must add to inheritance left by our ancestors.



History Quotes: "This history of culture will explain to us the motives, the conditions of life, and the thought of the writer or reformer."

This history of culture will explain to us the motives, the conditions of life, and the thought of the writer or reformer.



History Quotes: "Think of tomorrow, the past can't be mended."

Think of tomorrow, the past can't be mended.



History Quotes: "Some men are born posthumously."

Some men are born posthumously.



History Quotes: "The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it."

The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it.



History Quotes: "History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals."

History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals.