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History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.

by Anatole France Found in: History Quotes,
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The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here.

The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: History Quotes,
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History's like a story in a way: it depends on who's telling it.

History's like a story in a way: it depends on who's telling it.

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The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.

The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.

by Stendhal Found in: History Quotes,
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If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: read more

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim.".

by Lyndon B. Johnson Found in: History Quotes,
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The limit is about 300 words. Kipling's "Recessional" really did something to England when it was published. It helped them read more

The limit is about 300 words. Kipling's "Recessional" really did something to England when it was published. It helped them through a bad time. Let me know if you find any great poems lying around.

by Herbert Hoover Found in: History Quotes,
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History is an illogical record. It hinges on nothing. It is a story that changes, and has accidents, and recovers read more

History is an illogical record. It hinges on nothing. It is a story that changes, and has accidents, and recovers with scars.

by Gretel Ehrlich Found in: History Quotes,
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Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.

Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.

by Karl Marx Found in: History Quotes,
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The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

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