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History belongs to the winner.

History belongs to the winner.

by Anon. Found in: History Quotes,
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They died hard, those savage men-like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. read more

They died hard, those savage men-like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.

by Gen Douglas Macarthur Found in: History Quotes,
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We will hereafter believe less history than ever, now that we have seen how it is made.

We will hereafter believe less history than ever, now that we have seen how it is made.

by Don Herold Found in: History Quotes,
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Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

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One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war.

One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war.

by Robert D. Macdonald Found in: History Quotes,
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The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up read more

The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again.

by Walter Benjamin Found in: History Quotes,
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We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world -- or read more

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world -- or the last.

by John F. Kennedy Found in: History Quotes,
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What more would you have? He has invented history.
[Fr., Que voulez-vous de plus? Il a invente l'histoire.]

What more would you have? He has invented history.
[Fr., Que voulez-vous de plus? Il a invente l'histoire.]

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History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.

History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.

by Nancy Pickard Found in: History Quotes,
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