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God cannot alter the past, though historians can.

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.

by Samuel Butler Found in: History Quotes,
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History is the essence of innumerable Biographies.

History is the essence of innumerable Biographies.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: History Quotes,
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Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books.

Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: History Quotes,
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The man who sees two or three generations is like someone who sits in a conjurer's booth at a fair read more

The man who sees two or three generations is like someone who sits in a conjurer's booth at a fair and sees the tricks two or three times. They are meant to be seen only once.

by Arnold Schopenhauer Found in: History Quotes,
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History is an illogical record. It hinges on nothing. It is a story that changes, and has accidents, and recovers read more

History is an illogical record. It hinges on nothing. It is a story that changes, and has accidents, and recovers with scars.

by Gretel Ehrlich Found in: History Quotes,
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One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever read more

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

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The only thing that does not change is that at any and every time it appears that there have been read more

The only thing that does not change is that at any and every time it appears that there have been "great changes.".

by Marcel Proust Found in: History Quotes,
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It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.

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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress read more

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.

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