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" 1926 was the most significant year. Looking back, it seems that it was not just a year in the sense of time. It was a year of great realisation or awareness. It seems to me that at certain times of the history of man, the understanding of certain situations ripens. "
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
" 90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world. "
" 9/11 was a sort of hinge event in American history, and all jihadi terrorist plots or attacks are kind of filtered through that lens. "
" A basic truth that the history of the creation of the transistor reveals is that the foundations of transistor electronics were created by making errors and following hunches that failed to give what was expected. "
" A big part of making music is the discovery aspect, is the surprise aspect. That's why I think I'll always love sampling. Because it involves combining the music fandom: collecting, searching, discovering music history, and artifacts of recording that you may not have known existed and you just kind of unlock parts of your brain, you know? "
" About the only way you can find out about the common man, his slang, what he looked like, what he thought, is through the comic strips. It's a powerful way for young people to learn history. "
" Absolutely, I don't believe in rules. As I tell my daughter when she is mischievous, 'Well-behaved women rarely make history.' "
" Academic Marxists were never going to be convinced that anything that happened in the real world could invalidate their belief system. Utopians of the Right, libertarians are just as convinced that their ideas have yet to be tried and that they would work beautifully if we could only just have a do-over of human history. "
" According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979. "
" According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something from outside - like God, for example. "
Phillip E. Johnson
" Accuracy is paramount in every detail of a work of history. Here's my rule: Ask yourself, 'Did this thing happen?' If the answer is yes, then it's historical. Then ask, 'Did this thing happen precisely this way?' If the answer is yes, then it's history; if the answer is no, not precisely this way, then it's historical drama. "
" A certain kind of person in America loves to note that they're currently soldiering through the latest Pulitzer winner for history, in particular. It connotes a certain gravitas, a connectedness to the literary and intellectual scene that most upwardly mobile professionals in America still desire. "
" A chronicle is very different from history proper. "
" A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!' "
William F. Buckley, Jr.
" A continuing narrative throughout Australia's history that says it is better to build up than to tear down - this is the continuing mission of Labor. "
" A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests. "
" Active people don't change the world profoundly; ideas do. Napoleon is less important in world history than Jean-Jacques Rousseau. "
" A day spent praising the earth and lamenting man's pollutionist history makes you feel like a superior, sensitive soul. "
" A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us. "
" Advances in technology have opened up possibilities in the cultural realm throughout history. I'm intrigued by developments in technology - as an artist it gives me a new palette to explore. "
" A feeling for history is almost an essential for writing and appreciating good science fiction, for sensing the connections between the past and future that run through our present. "
" Afghan women, as a group, I think their suffering has been equaled by very few other groups in recent world history. "
" African American history is really American history because African Americans really helped build this country. "
" African history is filled with experiences of people shooting their way to power and then splintering into factions, like in Somalia and Liberia. "
" After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve. "
" After all, when the world looks to America, they look to us because we are the most successful political and economic experiment in human history. "
" After America won the Cold War, some believed we had come to the 'end of history,' and budget-cutters celebrated the so-called 'peace dividend.' As a result, we ignored the toxic mixture of militant Islam and terror that ultimately led to 9/11. "
" After eight months of one of the most intensive public and private investigations in American history, no one - no one - has come up with a shred of evidence that I had anything to do with the anthrax letters. I have never worked with anthrax. I know nothing about this matter. "
" After finishing the gymnasium in Muenchen with 9 years of Latin and 6 years of ancient Greek, history and philosophy, I decided to become a physicist. The great theoretical physicist Arnold Sommerfeld, an university colleague of my late father, advised me to begin with an apprenticeship in precision mechanics. "
" After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that. "
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