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" Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me. "
" Twentieth century history of Christianity will name Oral Roberts as the voice that brought the Pentecostal movement to be taken seriously by mainline Christianity. "
Robert H. Schuller
" Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it. "
Pope John Paul II
" A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!' "
William F. Buckley, Jr.
" More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations. "
" I think history is continuous. It doesn't begin or end on Pearl Harbor Day or the day Lyndon Johnson withdraws from the presidency or on 9/11. You have to learn from the past but not be imprisoned by it. You need to take counsel of history but never be imprisoned by it. "
" Legend remains victorious in spite of history. "
" I'm very comfortable with where history will judge me. "
" The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons. "
Edwin Powell Hubble
" Repeal the Missouri Compromise - repeal all compromises - repeal the Declaration of Independence - repeal all past history, you still cannot repeal human nature. It will be the abundance of man's heart that slavery extension is wrong; and out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak. "
" There is nothing that compares to the Holocaust. "
" What is astonishing about the social history of the Vietnam war is not how many people avoided it, but how many could not and did not. "
John Gregory Dunne
" The essential relationship across American history between black people and white people is one of exploitation and one of plunder. This is not, you know, necessarily about, you know, whether you're a good person or not or whether you see black people, you know, on the street, and you're willing to shake their hands and be polite. "
" Throughout history, people have studied pure science from a desire to understand the universe rather than practical applications for commercial gain. But their discoveries later turned out to have great practical benefits. "
" Our mental maps are distorted by who are the 'winners' of history and who are the powers of today. "
" I actively pursue experiences that are unlike any others that I've experienced and cultures that I don't know and unfamiliar places and unfamiliar history and things like that. "
" There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath. "
" One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment. "
William O. Douglas
" Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years. "
" The more I draw and write, the more I realise that accidents are a necessary part of any creative act, much more so than logic or wisdom. Sometimes a mistake is the only way of arriving at an original concept, and the history of successful inventions is full of mishaps, serendipity and unintended results. "
" Active people don't change the world profoundly; ideas do. Napoleon is less important in world history than Jean-Jacques Rousseau. "
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" 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 judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it. "
Irving R. Kaufman
" When we censor our history by disguising our scars, we belittle this process and the struggles our ancestors fought so hard to overcome. America doesn't cower behind political correctness. It defiantly and courageously moves forward, with its history as a reminder of where we have been. "
" The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought. "
" Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time. "
C. S. Lewis
" There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history. "
" The '60s is such an explosive period. It was very interesting for me because I grew up in Canada, and obviously, I know some American history because I've lived here for many years, and even in Canada, that does permeate. "
" What fascinates me is that when we look at the history of women in politics, so frequently the women who get the farthest are the women who are quite conservative in their political views. "
" 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
" Most of the fiction on the California Gold Rush makes it sound like one grand, boyish adventure. However, when you read the real history, you realize that it wasn't that way at all. "