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

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The function of posterity is to look after itself.

The function of posterity is to look after itself.

by Dylan Thomas Found in: History Quotes,
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While history never repeats itself, political patterns do.

While history never repeats itself, political patterns do.

by Henry Adams Found in: History Quotes,
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Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it

Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it

by Oscar Wilde Found in: History Quotes,
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History is something that never happened, written by a man who wasn't there.

History is something that never happened, written by a man who wasn't there.

by Anon. 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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A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. The creation of a
thousand forests is in one acorn, and read more

A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. The creation of a
thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul,
Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: History Quotes,
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In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the read more

In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.

by Gen Douglas Macarthur Found in: History Quotes,
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Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one read more

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

by George Orwell Found in: History Quotes,
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Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.

Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: History Quotes,
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