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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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Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as read more

Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as the men that died for them.

by Henry De Montherlant Found in: History Quotes,
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Every historian discloses a new horizon.

Every historian discloses a new horizon.

by George Sand 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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We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.

We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.

by Nathanael Greene Found in: History Quotes,
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History is a vast early warning system.

History is a vast early warning system.

by Norman Cousins Found in: History Quotes,
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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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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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All history . . . is an inarticulate Bible.

All history . . . is an inarticulate Bible.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: History Quotes,
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I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a read more

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

by Wendell Berry Found in: History Quotes,
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