Quotes on history

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Radical historians now the tell the story of Thanksgiving from the point of view of the turkey.
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Mason Cooley Quotes

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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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William Stubbs Quotes

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Histories are a kind of distilled newspapers.
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Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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The historian has been the hearth at which the soul of the country has been kept alive.
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John Morley Quotes

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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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Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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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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Bill Vaughan Quotes

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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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Author Unknown Quotes

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The theologian may indulge the pleasing task of describing Religion as she descended from Heaven, arrayed in her native purity. A more melancholy duty is imposed on the historian. He must discover the inevitable mixture of error and corruption which she contracted in a long residence upon earth, among a weak and degenerate race of beings.
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Edward Gibbon Quotes

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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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George Macaulay Trevelyan Quotes

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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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Albert Camus Quotes

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