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The function of posterity is to look after itself.

The function of posterity is to look after itself.

by Dylan Thomas Found in: History Quotes,
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[They can] shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech.

[They can] shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech.

by Adm James Stockdale Found in: History Quotes,
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There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

by Adm William Halsey Found in: History Quotes,
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People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

by James A. Baldwin Found in: History Quotes,
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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

by Abba Eban Found in: History Quotes,
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The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the compass, gunpowder, and printing.

The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the compass, gunpowder, and printing.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: History Quotes,
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Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers read more

Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.

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How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese?

How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese?

by Charles De Gaulle Found in: History Quotes,
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History: An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly read more

History: An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: History Quotes,
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