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Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand read more

Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.

by Will Durant Found in: History Quotes,
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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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Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as read more

Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as the men that died for them.

by Henry De Montherlant Found in: History Quotes,
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Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

by Edward R. Murrow Found in: History Quotes,
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The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.

by Irving R. Kaufman Found in: History Quotes,
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America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual intervention read more

America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual intervention of civilization.

by Clarence Darrow Found in: History Quotes,
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Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These read more

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

by Benjamin Disraeli 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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As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days.

As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days.

by Gerald Barzan Found in: History Quotes, Past Quotes,
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