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I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: History Quotes,
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No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after read more

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

by Herbert Hoover Found in: History Quotes,
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I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I
think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples.

I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I
think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples.

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I have no history but the length of my bones.

I have no history but the length of my bones.

by Robin Skelton Found in: History Quotes,
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Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought.

by Matsuo Basho Found in: History Quotes,
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Men after death are understood worse than men of the present, but heard better.

Men after death are understood worse than men of the present, but heard better.

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Even the Germans did not succeed in doing the damage you propose to do.

Even the Germans did not succeed in doing the damage you propose to do.

by Edward Finlason 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 Winston Churchill Found in: History Quotes,
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History, a distillation of rumor.

History, a distillation of rumor.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: History Quotes,
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