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Whenever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography history or science it is killed. The living images become only remote facts of a distant time or place. Furthermore it is never difficult to demonstrate that as science and history mythology is absurd.

Woz is living his own life now. He hasn't been around Apple for about five years. But what he did will go down in history.

Every age has its own poetry, in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.

We live in an era with no historical precedents. History is no longer useful as a tool in helping us understand current changes.

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.

Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.

History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.

Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want, not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.

My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it and I don't think we should have done it.

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.

It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.

Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history I think to survive some of these things... Life is one crisis after another.

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.

Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for the good.

Yeah I read history. But it doesn't make you nice. Hitler read history too.

What is history but a fable agreed upon?

But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation the wonder of science scientific ways of thinking and the history of scientific ideas rather than laboratory experience.

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