Margaret Thatcher, Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. Plato, History provides no precise guidelines. Joan Rivers, History can bring luck: this is what we can call optimism. Lewis Carroll. Thucydides, I go into my library and all history unrolls before me. ( Log Out /  Remember to visit a dermatologist once you've completed the quiz, and talk to them about your answers. You are your own judge and jury, and it’s your approval alone that matters above all. Henry James, I’ve been completely fascinated with history because it tells everything about what’s going to happen next because it’s cyclical, everything repeats in general. If you find the source, please let us know. Go and vote. George Santayana, History takes time. So don’t wait. That in other people’s lives, we too are the people who simply see what others do, not who they truly are. We’re gonna make some history together today. Martin Scorsese, A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life. George W. Bush, Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history – revisionist historians is what I like to call them. Thank you! The novelist will tell you what it felt like. Zadie Smith, History is a vast early warning system. There will always be people who think you’re weaker, less intelligent, less sophisticated, or less kind than you actually are. Max Lerner, Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. Stephane Hessel, You don’t hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school. The best info I’ve found is here : How much is luck the deciding factor? Eric Hoffer, History never looks like history when you are living through it. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Five Points is an unflinching look at the other versions of the same reality. Have you experienced tender, swollen bumps, either on or under your skin, that may produce foul-smelling liquid and scarring? It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Anne Sullivan, History speaks to artists. C. Wright Mills, Be honest. Anselm Kiefer, What does the artist do? Sidney Poitier, Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. Daisaku Ikeda, There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made. Emily Blunt, Every historian discloses a new horizon. Sometimes books might have a fascinating cover but when we begin to read the book we realize that the cover was far better than the story itself. George Meredith, Universal history is the history of a few metaphors. You should speak with a dermatologist about your answers to this quiz to get a proper diagnosis. C. S. Lewis, People take the longest possible paths, digress to numerous dead ends, and make all kinds of mistakes. Golda Meir, If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is men, real, living, who do all this. People who know nothing more than your name will form opinions about you. Thomas Jefferson, I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Otto von Bismarck, Sometimes – history needs a push. Napoleon Bonaparte, Soldiers, if there is one among you who wants to kill his general, his Emperor, here I am. Mahatma Gandhi, Revolutions are the locomotives of history. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. Naval Ravikant, History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. D. H. Lawrence, Live out of your imagination, not your history. George W. Bush, History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy. It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission. People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. Remember to visit a dermatologist once you've completed the quiz, and talk to them about your answers. We have a prerogative to just ignore their thoughts especially when we know the truth. Submit your writing to be published on Thought Catalog. ( Log Out /  We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Michelle Obama Click to tweet, Life moves fast. Karl Marx, Blood alone moves the wheels of history. Jorge Luis Borges, Each one writes history according to his convenience. Yuval Noah Harari, History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Douglas Hurd, It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. Norman Cousins, History is Philosophy teaching by examples. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your account. Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide. If all of humanity has one thing in common, it’s this: We have all been judged unfairly by someone who simply misunderstood us. Then I realized that these people judging me don’t really know me, they don’t know what I’m about and I wondered how they could possibly sit there and judge me with absolutely no knowledge of anything. Clifford Geertz, The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. I have also judged unfairly despite my wise grandfather trying to teach me that it’s wrong to judge a book by it’s cover. There’s a difference between the people who see what you do and the people who see you. Douglas Hurd, History develops, art stands still. You may unsubscribe at any time. Have your physical symptoms, such as sores, wounds, or pain, impacted your lifestyle or mental outlook? George W. Bush, The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. *, home about contact privacy français newsletter youtube twitter facebook support me search quote of the day. Steve Jobs (Apple founder introducing the iPhone at MacWorld 2007), The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. Leon Trotsky, History of the world is the biography of the great man. By subscribing, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement. Abraham Lincoln, Thank you for coming. Napoleon Bonaparte, History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.