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List of History Quotes

We found 1578 quote(s) that contain the word History.



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My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history. Lynn Abbey

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When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery. Lynn Abbey

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I got a call to come in and meet Fox, and the rest is history. Paula Abdul

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Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history. Ralph Abernathy

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You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values. Peter Abrahams

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I did this within a philosophical framework, and a moral and legal framework. And I have been turned into a cartoon of the greatest villain in the history of lobbying. Jack Abramoff

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When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas. M. H. Abrams

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No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies. Dean Acheson

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History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong. John Acton

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And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that. Lord Acton

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History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. Lord Acton

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The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future. Lord Acton

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There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit. Ansel Adams

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We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression; we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation of relations of peace and amity with all nations. Franklin P. Adams

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I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him. Henry Adams

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History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. Konrad Adenauer

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It is always self-defeating to pretend to a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. Renata Adler

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History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it. Theodor Adorno

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In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed. Bhumibol Adulyadej

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The first movie was mostly about George and Julia. This one is mostly about me and Catherine and our love story and our whole history. So it's a very different movie. Casey Affleck

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I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums. Christina Aguilera

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Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history. Todd Akin

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We made them drink poison last night and Saddam Hussein's soldiers and his great forces gave the Americans a lesson which will not be forgotten by history. Truly. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf