Edo names Dictionary
Quotes About History
•“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” 
― George Santayana 
•“My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.” 
― Thomas Jefferson
•“Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat it.” 
― Lemony Snicket
•“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” 
― Winston Churchill
•“One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.” 
― Golda Meir
•“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” 
― Winston Churchill
•“Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.” 
― Edmund Burke
•“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” 
― Thomas Jefferson 
•“History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Disregard for the past will never do us any good. Without it we cannot know truly who we are.” 
― Syd Moore
•“The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.” 
― Harry S. Truman
•“Reality denied comes back to haunt.” 
― Philip K. Dick
•“We learn from history that we don't learn from history!” 
― Desmond Tutu
•“Hitler is the rare individual who really did make history - specifically he made it worse.” 
― John Green
•“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” 
― Marcus Garvey   
•“The problem is not the content of textbooks, but the very idea of them.” 
― Sam Wineburg
•“Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.” 
― Iveta Cherneva
•“Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“The dead are the past and we cannot escape the past. Without the past there will be no future.” 
― M.R. Gott
•“The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.” 
― Barack Obama
•“The past is a reality that exists just beyond our reach.” 
― Joanna Denny
•“Those that aspire to raise their head above the crowd are most likely to have it shot off.” 
― Leif Herrgesell
•“No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create?” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.” 
― Victor Hugo
•“We'll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we create.” 
― Chuck Palahniuk
•“Read no history nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.” 
― Benjamin Disraeli
•“Our history is not our destiny.” 
― Alan Cohen 
•“You can't move forward until you look back.” 
― Cornel West
•“The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” 
― Mark Twain   
•“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” 
― George Orwell
•“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.” 
― Joan Rivers 
•“The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Discover how to visit the past and bring yesterday's stories into our lives today” 
― Gillian Hovell
•“Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.” 
― Margaret Thatcher 
•“A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.” 
― Robert A. Heinlein
•“Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.” 
― Winston Churchill 
•“Study the past if you would define the future.” 
― Confucius
•“The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.” 
― A. Whitney Brown 
•“Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“History is an excellent teacher with few pupils.” 
― Will & Ariel durant
•“God alone knows the future, but only an historian can alter the past.” 
― Ambrose Bierce
•“History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” 
― Napoleon Bonaparte   
•“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” 
― Aldous Huxley
•“If you think you have it tough, read history books.” 
― Bill Maher 
•“Call no man happy until he is dead.” 
― Solon
•“The only business of the historian is to relate things exactly as they are: this he can never do as long as he is afraid” 
― Lucian of Samosata
•“Learn from your history but don’t live in it.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“I may have lost a battle, but not the war.” 
― Napoleon Bonaparte
•“if reason ruled the world would history even exist?” 
― Ryszard Kapuściński
•“Physics advances by accepting absurdities. Its history is one of unbelievable ideas proving to be true.” 
― Rivka Galchen
•“No harm's done to history by making it something someone would want to read.” 
― David McCullough
•“No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.” 
― Thomas Carlyle 
•“History is written by the winners.” 
― Napoleon Bonaparte
What New