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" Absolutely, I don't believe in rules. As I tell my daughter when she is mischievous, 'Well-behaved women rarely make history.' "
" A basic truth that the history of the creation of the transistor reveals is that the foundations of transistor electronics were created by making errors and following hunches that failed to give what was expected. "
" My mum came to the set of my second movie 'Connie and Carla,' and she had made food for the whole cast, including mini bun cakes with little flowers sticking out of each one. "
" I did not come to NASA to make history. "
" I'm very comfortable with where history will judge me. "
" I have a hippopotamus skull next to my bed, called Gregory. When I was six, my three sisters and I clubbed together and paid £4 for it in a junk shop. We collected owl pellets, ostrich eggs and sheep skulls for our natural history museum at home. "
" Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend. "
" Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood? "
" The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible. "
" Harlem is not a playground for rich bankers and consultants. It's got students of all colors. It's got old people who keep history and tell tall tales. "
" There are benefits to adopting a toddler. They can tell you what's wrong. And - everything we did with our daughter was a first. Her first tooth fairy. Santa. "
" Natural history is not about producing fables. "
" We are so fortunate, as Australians, to have among us the oldest continuing cultures in human history. Cultures that link our nation with deepest antiquity. We have Aboriginal rock art in the Kimberley that is as ancient as the great Palaeolithic cave paintings at Altamira and Lascaux in Europe. "
" Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy. "
" Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. "
" So the history of discovery, particularly cosmic discovery, but discovery in general, scientific discovery, is one where at any given moment, there's a frontier. And there tends to be an urge for people, especially religious people, to assert that across that boundary, into the unknown, lies the handiwork of God. This shows up a lot. "
Neil deGrasse Tyson
" I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God's Will, united in spirit and in aim. "
Queen Elizabeth II
" History has always been a series of pendulum swings, but the individual doesn't have to get caught in that. "
" Americans are good with to-do lists; just tell us what to do, and we'll do it. Throughout our history, we have proven that. Colonize. Check. Win our independence. Check. Form a union. Check. Expand to the Pacific. Check. Settle the West. Check. Keep the Union together. Check. Industrialize. Check. Fight the Nazis. Check. "
" The real violence is committed in the writing of history, the records of the legal system, the reporting of news, through the manipulation of social contracts, and the control of information. "
Bryant H. McGill
" I am a curious creature and put my finger in as many cakes as I can: history, film, technology, etc. I'm also a freak for urban history, particularly Barcelona, Paris and New York. I know more weird stuff about 19th-century Manhattan than is probably healthy. "
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
" Behold, at this hour our moral history is being preserved for eternity. Processes are at work which will perpetuate our every act and word and thought. "
" I think it's almost easier to do a kissing scene with someone you don't know. "
" It's impossible for success to go to your head with a Greek mom - no way. "
" History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. "
" It could be said that all armed conflicts are a ludicrous and shameful waste of lives, but World War I has a special place in the history of futility - a war without clear purpose, a war whose resolution would ultimately make the world a far worse place. "
" I don't think we handled the aftermath of the fall of Baghdad as well as we might have. But that's now history. "
" Far too often, we have limited the definition of the Church. While not in all cases, in many cases, 'Church' has become an informational, inspirational weekly gathering rather than the group of people that God has ordained from Heaven to operate on his behalf on Earth in order to bring Heaven's viewpoint into history. "
" They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them. "
" The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles. "
" If you are attempting to study American history, and you don't understand the force of white supremacy, you fundamentally misunderstand America. "