History quotes

14 quotes about history


History is a set of lies agreed upon.

Napoleon
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Napoleon

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill

We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.

Ronnie D. Laing
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Ronnie D. Laing©

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

Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce

Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.

Carl Sagan
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Carl Sagan

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