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" My only advice is, follow your dream and do whatever you like to do the most. I chose journalism because I wanted to be in the places where history was being made. "
" 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. "
" If we open our history books, we shall see that the laws, for all that they are or should be contracts amongst free men, have rarely been anything but the tools of the passions of a few men or the offspring of a fleeting and haphazard necessity. "
" Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me. "
" The Secret Doctrine is the common property of the countless millions of men born under various climates, in times with which History refuses to deal, and to which esoteric teachings assign dates incompatible with the theories of Geology and Anthropology. "
" History is a vision of God's creation on the move. "
Arnold J. Toynbee
" For children, diversity needs to be real and not merely relegated to learning the names of the usual suspects during Black History Month or enjoying south-of-the-border cuisine on Cinco de Mayo. It means talking to and spending time with kids not like them so that they may discover those kids are in fact just like them. "
" I love history... everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques. "
" It does not matter how much we donate; it matters whether the donation is meaningful. How to define meaningful? Let society and history judge. "
" History is a relay of revolutions. "
" The worst thing about Halloween is, of course, candy corn. It's unbelievable to me. Candy corn is the only candy in the history of America that's never been advertised. And there's a reason. All of the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. And so, since nobody eats that stuff, every year there's a ton of it left over. "
" If you read enough biography and history, you learn how people have dealt successfully or unsuccessfully with similar situations or patterns in the past. It doesn't give you a template of answers, but it does help you refine the questions you have to ask yourself. "
" No humorist is under any obligation to provide answers and probably if you were to delve into the literary history of humour it's probably all about not providing answers because the humorist essentially says: this is the way things are. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" World history is a court of judgment. "
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
" The only thing that interests me is history - reviewing the past and making something out of it. "
" History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be. "
John Henrik Clarke
" The world has entered an era of the most profound and challenging change in human history. "
" Empires inevitably fall, and when they do, history judges them for the legacies they leave behind. "
" I go into my library and all history unrolls before me. "
" Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States. "
James K. Polk
" The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles. "
" Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. "
" The nation was awakened by that deafening shot. "
" The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women. "
Queen Elizabeth II
" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. "
" The world at large is less inequitable today than at any time in history. Number of people in abject poverty, as a percentage, is at all-time low. "
" The United States was born in revolution and nurtured by struggle. Throughout our history, the American people have befriended and supported all those who seek independence and a better way of life. "
" Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind. "
" 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. "
" The history of mankind is the history of ideas. "
The History Of
" History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. "
Alexis de Tocqueville