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Max Lerner Quotes: The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.
         

The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.


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When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.



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You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.



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