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Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.
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The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history.
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History knows that it can wait for more evidence and review its older verdicts; it offers an endless series of courts of appeal, and is ever ready to reopen closed cases.
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History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil.
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Psychoanalysis can provide a theory of 'progress,' but only by viewing history as a neurosis.
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History is a mighty dramos, enacted upon the theatre of times, with suns for lamps and eternity for a background.
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You can't escape history, or the needs and neuroses you've picked up like layers and layers of tartar on your teeth.
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It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.
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History is gossip but scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
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A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment.
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After you've heard two eyewitness accounts of an auto accident, you begin to worry about history.
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If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility.
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History shows that there is nothing so easy to enslave and nothing so hard to emancipate as ignorance, hence it becomes the double enemy of civilization. By its servility it is the prey of tyranny, and by its credulity it is the foe of enlightenment.
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History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
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And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.
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And how fascinating history is - the long, variegated pageant of man's still continuing evolution of this strange planet, so much the most interesting of all the myriads of spinners through space.
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The entire history of mankind is, in any case, nothing but a prolonged fight to the death for the conquest of universal prestige and absolute power.
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Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays.
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Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
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History is not a pattern-book of fossilized ideologies.
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