History Quotes

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Small: The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down
"The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down"
A. Whitney Brown, Comedian
Small: History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon
Napoleon Bonaparte
"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it
John F. Kennedy
"We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood
George S. Patton
"A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood"
George S. Patton, Soldier
Small: Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party
Herbert Hoover
"Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party"
Herbert Hoover, President
Small: A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us
Margaret Thatcher
"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us"
Margaret Thatcher, Leader
Small: Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. Theres nothing to do but to stand there and take it
Lyndon B. Johnson
"Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less myster
Vladimir Lenin
"It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws"
Vladimir Lenin, Leader
Small: Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically
"Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically"
Mao Tse-Tung, Leader
Small: Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever
Napoleon Bonaparte
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity o
Margaret Thatcher
"Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend"
Margaret Thatcher, Leader
Small: Something as curious as the monarchy wont survive unless you take account of peoples attitudes. After all, if
Prince Charles
"Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it"
Prince Charles, Royalty
Small: A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil
Grover Cleveland
"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil"
Grover Cleveland, President
Small: I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I ca
"I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations"
Elizabeth II, Royalty
Small: Historian: an unsuccessful novelist
H. L. Mencken
"Historian: an unsuccessful novelist"
H. L. Mencken, Writer
Small: A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of his
Mahatma Gandhi
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history"
Mahatma Gandhi, Leader
Small: Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These ar
Benjamin Disraeli
"Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds"
Benjamin Disraeli, Statesman
Small: It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition
Henry James
"It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition"
Henry James, Writer
Small: The Russians feared Ike. They didnt fear me
Lyndon B. Johnson
"The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with
Richard M. Nixon
"I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate"
Richard M. Nixon, President
Small: The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefiel
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe
H.G. Wells
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe"
H.G. Wells, Author
Small: People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history
Dan Quayle
"People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history"
Dan Quayle, Vice President
Small: Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle
George S. Patton
"Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle"
George S. Patton, Soldier
Small: Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit
"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit"
Henry B. Adams, Historian
Small: Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee.
Tacitus
"Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee"
Tacitus, Historian
Small: The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace
"The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace"
Nikita Khrushchev, Statesman
Small: 90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world
Colin Powell
"90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world"
Colin Powell, Statesman
Small: Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of mans first attempts to order his view of the
"Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world"
Stephen Gardiner, Architect
Small: I came, I saw, I conquered
Julius Caesar
"I came, I saw, I conquered"
Julius Caesar, Leader
Small: The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future
Jessamyn West
"The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future"
Jessamyn West, Author
Small: History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man
"History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man"
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poet
Small: Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every
Douglas MacArthur
"Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war"
Douglas MacArthur, Soldier
Small: History never looks like history when you are living through it
John W. Gardner
"History never looks like history when you are living through it"
John W. Gardner, Educator
Small: Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts
"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts"
Edward R. Murrow, Journalist
Small: We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home
"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home"
Edward R. Murrow, Journalist
Small: It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise
"It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise"
Henry A. Kissinger, Statesman
Small: Be as a tower firmly set Shakes not its top for any blast that blows
"Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows"
Dante Alighieri, Poet
Small: Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty
Frank Herbert
"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty"
Frank Herbert, Writer
Small: Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment
Sandra Day O'Connor
"Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment"
Sandra Day O'Connor, Judge
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