Quotes about "history"

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Sell also: account, chronicle, story

Definitions and meanings of word "history"

• Noun: the aggregate of past events; example: "a critical time in the school's history"

• Noun: the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; example: "all of human history"

• Noun: a record or narrative description of past events; examples: "a history of France", "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president", "the story of exposure to lead"

• Noun: the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; examples: "he teaches Medieval history", "history takes the long view"

• Noun: all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; examples: "the dawn of recorded history", "from the beginning of history"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "history"

Karl Marx
7 quotes about history
German Philosopher, Historian, Journalist, Revolutionary, Economist, Sociologist
Tuesday 5 May 1818 - Wednesday 14 March 1883
Karl Jaspers
5 quotes about history
German Psychologist, Philosopher, Psychiatrist
Friday 23 February 1883 - Wednesday 26 February 1969
Jared Diamond
7 quotes about history
American Author, Scientist
Born Friday 10 September 1937
Winston Churchill
4 quotes about history
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Aldous Huxley
5 quotes about history
English Writer, Novelist
Thursday 26 July 1894 - Friday 22 November 1963
David McCullough
6 quotes about history
American Historian, Author, Lecturer
Born Friday 7 July 1933
Richard M. Nixon
6 quotes about history
American President
Thursday 9 January 1913 - Friday 22 April 1994
Morgan Freeman
3 quotes about history
American Actor, Director
Born Tuesday 1 June 1937
Donald Kagan
4 quotes about history
American Historian, Director
Born 1932
Ibrahim Babangida
4 quotes about history
Nigerian Statesman
Born Sunday 17 August 1941
Douglas Hurd
5 quotes about history
British Novelist, Politician
Born Saturday 8 March 1930
Scott Ritter
5 quotes about history
American Critic, Public Servant
Born Saturday 15 July 1961

I love general history. That's all I read really. I don't read novels, I read history. I love it. I live in an area that's really rich in Civil War history. I live in Kentucky on a farm. A lot of revolution, a lot of military history I love.

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Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.

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The Chinese government wants me to say that for many centuries Tibet has been part of China. Even if I make that statement, many people would just laugh. And my statement will not change past history. History is history.

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The history of man is the history of crimes, and history can repeat. So information is a defence. Through this we can build, we must build, a defence against repetition.

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I think we fool ourselves and really negate a great deal of history if we think that the oral history of poetry is shorter than the written history of poetry. It's not true. Poetry has a longer oral tradition than it does written.

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One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.

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The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.

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Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.

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If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.

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There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.

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When I was in school, all our history books were American, so we learned American history, not Canadian history.

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I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history.

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The history of philosophy is not, like the history of the sciences, to be studied with the intellect alone. That which is receptive in us and that which impinges upon us from history is the reality of man's being, unfolding itself in thought.

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People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.

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Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind.

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There was once a time when art history and film were basically the same medium, but art history is frozen in late-19th-century technology that has survived into the early 21st century.

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Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented, interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.

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Throughout the human experience people have read history because they felt that it was a pleasure and that it was in some way instructive. The profession of professor of history has taken it in a very different direction.

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As a universal history of philosophy, the history of philosophy must become one great unity.

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The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly, without the enormous trouble those of us who are older had when we studied art history many years ago.

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