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History Quotes

history quotes

Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong.Stockwell Day

Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.Jim DeMint

After pop art, graffiti is probably the biggest art movement in recent history to have such an impact on culture.Jeffrey Deitch

Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years.Jared Diamond

I guess I feel very strongly that I disagree with the notion of personalizing history and movements and big events.Bernadine Dohrn

The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage of members into such breakaway cults, which go on splitting.Mary Douglas

World history is tragic.Friedrich Durrenmatt

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.Abba Eban

It's been a strange day - a day when I thought I was on top of the world, planning my life. I planned all of my courses for the rest of the semester at Smith, and talked to my advisor about honoring in History.Julie Nixon Eisenhower

I have scary eyes. I look like the guy in 'American History X,' yes. I remember coming home from school and asking my mum if I could get an eye transplant, and of course she declined.Timothy Ferriss

I should add that it is open to debate whether what we call the writing of history these days is truly scientific.Lion Feuchtwanger

All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science.Leslie Fiedler

History is more or less bunk.Henry Ford

I loved history, particularly of the British, American and Old Testament kind.Luke Ford

History is often best told from the ground, out of a car window or in someone's kitchen, not through some huge production mechanism or grand framing device.Josh Fox

I don't know anything about the history of music.Sia Furler

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world.Stephen Gardiner

The history of American agriculture suggests that you can have transformation without a master plan, without knowing all the answers up front.Atul Gawande

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.Clifford Geertz

My mother, whom I love dearly, has continually revised my life story within the context of a complicated family history that includes more than the usual share of divorce, step-children, dysfunction, and obfuscation. I've spent most of my adult life attempting to deconstruct that history and separate fact from fiction.Melissa Gilbert