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" It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws. "
" 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. "
" The Postal Service is huge - employing more than a half million people - and its history is long and complicated. "
" Pakistanis can't trust. They've seen in history that people, particularly politicians, are corrupt. And they're misguided by people in the name of Islam. They're told: 'Malala is not a Muslim, she's not in purdah, she's working for America.' "
" Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always. "
" No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. "
Richard M. Nixon
" Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. "
Dwight D. Eisenhower
" If we go back in the history of different nations, violence and the use of force are part of their heritage. These are the traditions of mankind. "
" As an immigrant, I appreciate, far more than the average American, the liberties we have in this country. Silence is a big enemy of morality. I don't want our blunders in history to get repeated. "
" The time is coming when the pressure of population on the means of subsistence will be felt here as it is now felt in Europe and Asia. Then will the world enter upon a new stage of its history - the final competition of races, for which the Anglo-Saxon is being schooled. "
" 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. "
" 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 way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation. "
" History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice. "
" Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds. "
" Smallpox was the worst disease in history. It killed more people than all the wars in history. "
" Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor. "
Arnold J. Toynbee
" All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world. "
" The study of history requires investigation, imagination, empathy, and respect. Reverence just doesn't enter into it. "
" The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. "
" History proves that the white man is a devil. "
" For a privileged minority, Western democracy provides the leisure, the facilities, and the training to seek the truth lying hidden behind the veil of distortion and misrepresentation, ideology and class interest, through which the events of current history are presented to us. "
" What gets in our way is history and culture and religion and economic conditions. It is part of the hypnosis of our social conditioning. "
" Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life. "
" Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done. "
Louis D. Brandeis
" Our mental maps are distorted by who are the 'winners' of history and who are the powers of today. "
" The people of Egypt are an intelligent people with a glorious history who left their mark on civilization. "
" Well I teach in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. So that's my primary work. I lecture on various campuses and in various communities across the country and other parts of the world. "
" 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. "
" France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history. "
" Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. Indeed, it is a weapon unique in history, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.