Quotes about history




The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.

~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Having bought furniture for my own house, and bought furniture for our house in Washington, a furniture store seemed like a good idea, and it also played into my personal history.

~ Elizabeth Edwards

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Now, when I hear that Christians are getting together in order to defend the people of Israel, of course it brings joy to my heart. And it simply says, look, people have learned from history.

~ Elie Wiesel

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In Jewish history there are no coincidences.

~ Elie Wiesel

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History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood.

~ Eldridge Cleaver

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The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.

~ Edwin Powell Hubble

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Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

~ Edward R. Murrow

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History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.

~ Edward Gibbon

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History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.

~ Edward Gibbon

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In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.

~ Edward de Bono

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