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" For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. "
" Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood? "
" History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. "
Alexis de Tocqueville
" It was August 28th, 1963, and the greatest civil rights coalition in modern history had descended upon Washington. Hundreds of thousands of protesters trekked through the heat, stretching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. "
" Today's headlines and history's judgment are rarely the same. "
" Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more. "
" There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us, and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking. "
" It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand. "
" I love science and that time in history when science and the humanities were the same thing. "
" History never really says goodbye. History says, 'See you later.' "
" The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace. "
" Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones. "
A. J. P. Taylor
" We can only imagine the history of the free world today if, at the end of the Civil War, there had been two countries: the United States and the Confederate States of America. "
" Over the course of history, governments, political regimes, and leaders have done some stupid things despite all arguments to the contrary, at times even against their own self-interest. "
" Natural history is not about producing fables. "
" Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. "
" There are things about organized religion which I resent. Christ is revered as the Prince of Peace, but more blood has been shed in His name than any other figure in history. You show me one step forward in the name of religion, and I'll show you a hundred retrogressions. "
" What is history but a fable agreed upon? "
" I was always interested in the kind of history they didn't teach you in school. "
" The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. "
Arthur C. Clarke
" The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force. "
" 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. "
" A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. "
" The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages. "
" Enshrined in a language is the whole of a community's history and a large part of its cultural identity. The world is a mosaic of visions. To lose even one piece of this mosaic is a loss for all of us. "
" The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened. "
Peter L. Berger
" I was an English major at Brown. I never enjoyed history classes. "
" Europe and Africa share proximity and history, ideas and ideals, trade and technology. You are tied together by the ebb and flow of people. Migration presents policy challenges - but also represents an opportunity to enhance human development, promote decent work, and strengthen collaboration. "
" 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. "
" The history of mankind is the history of ideas. "
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" You send a boy to school in order to make friends - the right sort. "