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Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.

Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.

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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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Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the read more

Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining.

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She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world.

She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world.

by Adlai E. Stevenson Found in: History Quotes,
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Many are always praising the by-gone time, for it is natural that the old should extol the days of their read more

Many are always praising the by-gone time, for it is natural that the old should extol the days of their youth; the weak, the time of their strength; the sick, the season of their vigor; and the disappointed, the spring-tide of their hopes.

by Caleb Bingham Found in: History Quotes,
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I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: History Quotes,
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To give an accurate description of what never happened is the proper occupation of the historian.

To give an accurate description of what never happened is the proper occupation of the historian.

by Orson Wells Found in: History Quotes,
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You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe read more

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.

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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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