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History is a pageant, not a philosophy.

History is a pageant, not a philosophy.

by Augustine Birrell Found in: History Quotes,
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Wit will shine
Through the harsh cadence of a rugged line.

Wit will shine
Through the harsh cadence of a rugged line.

by John Dryden Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Most history is a record of the triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is read more

Most history is a record of the triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who make no nuisance of themselves in the world.

by Philip Howard Found in: History Quotes,
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History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

by George Clemenceau Found in: History Quotes,
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The multitude of fools is a protection to the wise.

The multitude of fools is a protection to the wise.

by Marcus T. Cicero Found in: History Quotes,
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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Irony Quotes, Wit Quotes,
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History is just a portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.

History is just a portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.

by Voltaire Found in: History Quotes,
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Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted
with an eye and a soul.

Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted
with an eye and a soul.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: History Quotes,
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The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.

The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.

by Max Beerbohm Found in: History Quotes,
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