Quotes on history

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History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

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History is a living whole. If one organ be removed, it is nothing but a lifeless mass.
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Frederic Harrison Quotes

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It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment.
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Francis Bacon Quotes

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History is the myth, the true myth, of man's fall made manifest in time.
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Henry Miller Quotes

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History is but the record of the public and official acts of human beings. It is our object, therefore, to humanize our history and deal with people past and present; people who ate and possibly drank; people who were born, flourished and died; not grave tragedians, posing perpetually for their photographs.
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Bill Nye Quotes

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Oh, God. The Sixties are coming back. Well I've got a 12-gauge double-barreled duck gun chambered for three-inch Magnum shells. And, speaking strictly for this retired hippie and former pinko beatnik, if the Sixties head my way, they won't get past the porch steps. They will be history. Which, for chrissakes, is what they're supposed to be.
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P.J. O'Rourke Quotes

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All the ancient histories, as one of our wits say, are just fables that have been agreed upon.
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Voltaire Quotes

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History is a damn dim candle over a damn dark abyss.
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W. Stull Holt Quotes

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History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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The lesson of history is rarely learned by the actors themselves.
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James A. Garfield Quotes

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