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" All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They've been used to start revolutions and to stop wars. "
" 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. "
" How great is the mystery of the first cells which were one day animated by the breath of our souls! How impossible to decipher the welding of successive influences in which we are forever incorporated! In each one of us, through matter, the whole history of the world is in part reflected. "
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
" Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular. "
" If you look at the paintings that I love in art history, these are the paintings where great, powerful men are being celebrated on the big walls of museums throughout the world. What feels really strange is not to be able to see a reflection of myself in that world. "
" The Postal Service is huge - employing more than a half million people - and its history is long and complicated. "
" History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions. "
" Some of the greatest shows in history - 'Seinfeld,' 'Everybody Loves Raymond' and 'House' - had puny starts but the benefit of schedule protection, increasingly scarce in today's DVR world. Cable nets can tolerate small ratings, building hits in progress like 'Breaking Bad,' or marathon their way to a 'Duck Dynasty.' "
" The people of Egypt are an intelligent people with a glorious history who left their mark on civilization. "
" To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything. "
" Sometimes history takes things into its own hands. "
" My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history. "
" I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture. "
" You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I'll rise. "
" If you are attempting to study American history, and you don't understand the force of white supremacy, you fundamentally misunderstand America. "
" It took us in this country 11 years to get from the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution. "
" Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture. "
" Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag that stands for the right to burn itself. This is the fractal of our flag. It stands for the right to destroy itself. "
" There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with. "
" It would be unwise for the modern Republican Party to come across as hostile to immigration. That has been the losing position in American history for 200 years. "
" 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. "
" At a time when Europeans already had a long history of violent contact with Native people, Lewis and Clark made most of their journey in peace. "
" The way you 'take history' is also a way of 'making history.' "
" I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments. "
Friedrich August von Hayek
" History isn't just the story of bad people doing bad things. It's quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong. "
C. S. Lewis
" The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. "
" It's a very good historical book about history. "
" When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas. "
" The history of science shows that theories are perishable. With every new truth that is revealed we get a better understanding of Nature and our conceptions and views are modified. "
" The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down. "
A. Whitney Brown
" Winning and making history is something you can't buy. Me? I'm a guy who loves history. When I'm 60 or 70, I don't want to be remembered for the money I make. I want to be in the history books. "