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    The contact with manners then is education; and this Thucydides
    appears to assert when he says history is philosophy learned from
    examples.

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The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the read more

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.

by Dwight D. Eisenhower Found in: History Quotes,
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Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to read more

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.

by Evita Peron Found in: History Quotes,
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What is history but a fable agreed upon?

What is history but a fable agreed upon?

by Napoleon Bonaparte Found in: History Quotes,
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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

by Abba Eban Found in: History Quotes,
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Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have read more

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!

by Karl Marx Found in: History Quotes,
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I have no history but the length of my bones.

I have no history but the length of my bones.

by Robin Skelton Found in: History Quotes,
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Ireland's ruins are historic emotions surrendered to time.

Ireland's ruins are historic emotions surrendered to time.

by Horace Sutton 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.

by Anon. Found in: History Quotes,
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I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.

I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.

by Cato The Elder Found in: History Quotes,
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