the history of quotes

A lot of young players don't really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.M. H. Abrams

I can remember picking up weighty tomes on the history of science and the history of philosophy and reading those when I was small.Peter Ackroyd

'London' is a gallery of sensation of impressions. It is a history of London in a thematic rather than a chronological sense with chapters of the history of smells, the history of silence, and the history of light. I have described the book as a labyrinth, and in that sense in complements my description of London itself.Peter Ackroyd

The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.Horatio Alger

One of the big first computers was called SAGE, which was a missile defense, the first missile-defense computer, which was, like, one of the first computers in the history of the world which got sold to the Department of Defense for, I don't know, tens and tens of millions of dollars at the time.Marc Andreessen

Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.Timothy Garton Ash

In the history of the prophetic biblical canon that starts with Genesis, the Koran is by far the most tolerant of the views of other religions.Reza Aslan

In the history of Wikileaks, nobody has claimed that the material being put out is not authentic.Julian Assange

Going back into the history of a word, very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.J. L. Austin

March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy.Jose Maria Aznar

The history of our country is not the history of any other country in the world which is either practicing advanced democracy or struggling to lay the foundation for democracy.Ibrahim Babangida

Never in the history of the United States have we cut back on troops when we've been at war.Michele Bachmann

After the $700 billion bailout, the trillion-dollar stimulus, and the massive budget bill with over 9,000 earmarks, many of you implored Washington to please stop spending money we don't have. But, instead of cutting, we saw an unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt, unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country.Michele Bachmann

Sweetheart, I'm the biggest ripped-off cartoonist in the history of the world, and that's all I'm going to say.Ralph Bakshi

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.Dave Barry

Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly.Cecil Beaton

In the history of comics and movies and music too, it's always when things are at their bottomed-out, either creatively or financially, there's more chance-taking going on.Brian Michael Bendis

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.Dirk Benedict

Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.Ruth Benedict