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15 Interesting Quotes About History You Must Read

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Here are 15 interesting quotes about history you must read:

  1. History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. ― Winston S. Churchill
  2. The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – which you had thought special and particular to you. Now here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out and taken yours. ― Alan Bennet
  3. Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. ― Steve Maraboli
  4. If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.  ― Michael Crichton
  5. The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. ― George Orwell
  6. I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past. ― Virginia Woolf
  7. Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories. ― Zadie Smith
  8. History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness. ― James Fenimore Cooper
  9. History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated, and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon? ― Dan Brown
  10. The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history. ― Oscar Wilde
  11. If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, “He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. ― Epictetus
  12. One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back. ― Carl Sagan
  13. Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
  14. History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. ― Mark Twain
  15. People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn’t. ― Christopher Paolini


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