Just some quotes on the subject of History.


“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” 

― Winston S. Churchill

“If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree. ” 

― Michael Crichton. (Plus many variations by others.)

“I was alive when the Dead Sea was just a lake that was feeling a little poorly.” 

― Cassandra Clare

“Study the past if you would define the future.” 

― Confucius

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ (George Santayana-1905). Before many others.

We are not the makers of history. We were made by history.

Martin Luther King J’n’r.

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

Marcus Garvey.

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.

Karl Marx.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson.

We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.”
George Bernard Shaw.

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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