history quotes

We released 400,000 classified documents, the most extraordinary history of a war to ever have been released in our civilization. Those documents cover 109,000 deaths. That is serious matter.Julian Assange

African history is filled with experiences of people shooting their way to power and then splintering into factions, like in Somalia and Liberia.George Ayittey

History shows fans want consolidation; you see it across the web every place. The big players are people like Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook.Irving Azoff

Where I live in Connecticut was ice a mile above my house, all the way back to the North Pole, about 15 million kilometers, that's a big ice cube. But then it started to melt. We're talking about the floods of our living history.Robert Ballard

My major allegiance has been to storytelling, not to history.Russell Banks

The Obama administration and the Democratic Congress have taken the biggest lurch to the left in policy in American history. There've been no - no Congress, no administration that has run this far to the left in such a small period of time. And there is a reaction to that.Haley Barbour

More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills and proclamations.John Barth

It's not often as an actor you get to be involved with a project that seems to be on the right side of history.Justin Bartha

I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that.Boris Becker

I guess if I weren't an actor, I'd be a history professor.Tom Berenger

History serves as a model not only of who and what we are to be, we learn what to champion and what to avoid.Steve Berry

To people who remember JFK's assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.Michael Beschloss

History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy.Augustine Birrell

Watch the History Channel if you want it literal and historically perfect.Emily Blunt

The power of the print reviewer is one of those urban myths. There have always been shows that slipped under the critical radar to become popular successes: 'Tobacco Road', 'Abie's Irish Rose' and our old friend 'Spider-Man', which got the worst reviews in theatre history and is still apparently going strong.Ben Brantley

All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds.Richard Brautigan

The 2000 election exposed some ugly history in our country.Donna Brazile

There's a difference between knowing what's on the page in a history book and actually feeling that page have curves and valleys.Garth Brooks

Marxism conceives of the new system of socialism as the necessary outcome of all previous history made possible and necessary only by that previous history.Earl Browder

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.A. Whitney Brown