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" Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point. "
" It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings. "
" History shows that there are no invincible armies. "
" In the course of American history, great steps are taken by ordinary people, and ordinary people are not perfect. "
Tommy Lee Jones
" I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments. "
Friedrich August von Hayek
" History does not record in its annals any lasting domination exercised by one people over another, of different race, of diverse usages and customs, of opposite and divergent ideals. One of the two had to yield and succumb. "
" 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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" The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history. "
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
" If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children. "
" 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. "
" The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning. "
George F. Kennan
" As history has shown, pure science research ultimately ends up applying to something. We just don't know it at the time. "
Neil deGrasse Tyson
" It is in Rousseau's writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere. "
" When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas. "
" Writing the past is never a neutral act. Writing always asks the past to justify itself, to give its reasons... provided we can live with the reasons. What we want is a narrative, not a log; a tale, not a trial. This is why most people write memoirs using the conventions not of history, but of fiction. "
" Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. "
" History is about loops and continuums. "
" Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price. "
" Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. "
" There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life. "
" If one tries to think about history, it seems to me - it's like looking at a range of mountains. And the first time you see them, they look one way. But then time changes, the pattern of light shifts. Maybe you've moved slightly, your perspective has changed. The mountains are the same, but they look very different. "
" There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. "
" The history of innovation is the story of ideas that seemed dumb at the time. "
" The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's. "
Harry S Truman
" A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!' "
William F. Buckley, Jr.
" There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with. "
" The existing legal constitution is nothing but the product of a revolution. Revolution is the act of political creation in the history of classes, while constitutional legislation is the expression of the continual political vegetation of a society. "
" 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. "
" Empires inevitably fall, and when they do, history judges them for the legacies they leave behind. "
" History develops, art stands still. "
E. M. Forster
" Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. "