Quotes in History
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we made today.
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for hundreds of years before that. 1492 was simply the year sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them.
That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.