Famous Quotes About History
Read these famous history quotes and get drawn into the realms of the past.
“History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.”
“What is history but a fable agreed upon?”
“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.”
“History is written by the victors.”
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”
John Maynard Keynes
“Ideas shape the course of history.”
“There is a history in all men’s lives.”
“The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.”
Henry David Thoreau
“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.”
“I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.”
“A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.”
“Only the vanquished remember history.”
“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”
“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.