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" Time is my greatest enemy. "
" Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as it was yesterday when you and I laid wreaths at the Garden of Remembrance. "
Queen Elizabeth II
" We live in an era of globalization and the era of the woman. Never in the history of the world have women been more in control of their destiny. "
Oscar de la Renta
" We are not makers of history. We are made by history. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.
" All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They've been used to start revolutions and to stop wars. "
" In history, the millions win; that is democracy. "
Nawal El Saadawi
" Before it was revealed that my character on 'Lost' had a troubled history, a fan came up to me and said, 'Wow, you're a really nice guy.' To me, that was a compliment, having played a very villainous guy. "
" In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly. "
" If you are attempting to study American history, and you don't understand the force of white supremacy, you fundamentally misunderstand America. "
" I want to make it clear that the black race did not come to the United States culturally empty-handed. The role and importance of ethnic history is in how well it teaches a people to use their own talents, take pride in their own history and love their own memories. "
John Henrik Clarke
" History is full of people with great ideas, but leaders also need to ensure their visions become reality. "
" Nothing is insignificant in the history of a young community, and - above all - nothing seems impossible. "
Catherine Helen Spence
" More than ever, I am convinced that history has meaning - and that its meaning is terrifying. "
" Of all the threats to free speech in history, the one the media give the most credibility to without question is the feminist movement, which is trying to rebrand public debate as harassment. "
" 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. "
" To be honest, the core reason why I became an actor was that I didn't want to go to school. That's where it started. I hated opening my history books and my English books, but then, of course, you grow older. I went to film school in New York, and that's when you really realize that you have to grow up now. It's not child's play anymore. "
" Won't it be wonderful when black history and native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history. "
" No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. "
Richard M. Nixon
" In government, one actress is enough. "
" I believe in all the qualities of being a liberal. I keep going back to all the great social events in our country's history, starting with the Salem witch trials, where the conservative view was that they're witches and should be burned at the stake, and the liberal view was there's no such thing as witches. "
" Their memory's like a train: you can see it getting smaller as it pulls away And the things you can't remember Tell the things you can't forget that History puts a saint in every dream. "
" If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated. "
Carter G. Woodson
" Despite its challenges, globalization has led to one of the most peaceful and productive times in world history. "
" 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. "
" Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war. "
" I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is. "
" I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder? "
" Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow. "
" I love history... everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques. "
" I want history to remember me... not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and who dared to be herself. I want to be remembered as a catalyst for change in America. "
" As nations we should also commit afresh to righting past wrongs. In Australia we began this recently with the first Australians - the oldest continuing culture in human history. On behalf of the Australian Parliament, this year I offered an apology to indigenous Australians for the wrongs they had suffered in the past. "