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Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they read more

Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were.

by Lawrence Durrell Found in: History Quotes,
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Just as philosophy is the study of other people's misconceptions, so history is the study of other people's mistakes.

Just as philosophy is the study of other people's misconceptions, so history is the study of other people's mistakes.

by Phillip Guedalla Found in: History Quotes,
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The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

by Mark Twain Found in: History Quotes,
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The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and read more

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.

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History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes.

History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes.

by Paul Eldridge Found in: History Quotes,
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Many are always praising the by-gone time, for it is natural that the old should extol the days of their read more

Many are always praising the by-gone time, for it is natural that the old should extol the days of their youth; the weak, the time of their strength; the sick, the season of their vigor; and the disappointed, the spring-tide of their hopes.

by Caleb Bingham Found in: History Quotes,
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We will hereafter believe less history than ever, now that we have seen how it is made.

We will hereafter believe less history than ever, now that we have seen how it is made.

by Don Herold Found in: History Quotes,
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People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

by James A. Baldwin Found in: History Quotes,
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One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war.

One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war.

by Robert D. Macdonald Found in: History Quotes,
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