History Quotes

Man… cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.

The past may not repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme.

I consider time as an immense ocean, in which many noble authors are entirely swallowed up.

The city is going to survive, we are going to get through it.

In the Name of the Most Holy Trinity, from Whom is all authority and to Whom, as our final end, all actions of both men and States must be referred, We, the people… Humbly acknowledging all our obligations to our Divine Lord, Jesus Christ… Do hereby adopt, enact, and give to ourselves this Constitution.

Before us men have flourished just as we now flourish: others yet again shall be, whose generations we shall never see.

Journalism is merely history’s first draft.

The History of Civilization, in one sentence: They lived and loved and made beautiful things.

History is what enables each nation to use the other fellow’s past record as an alibi.

A student who changes the course of history is probably taking an exam.