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The history of free men is never really written by chance, but by choice, their choice!

I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation, if the forces of history are running in another direction.

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.

History is the devil's scripture

Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.

Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

In this bright future you can't forget your past.

History repeats itself first, as tragedy second as farce.

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.

In the long history of the world only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.

History should be written as philosophy.

History does nothing, it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men real living who do all this.

History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it.

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century, than in all of previous human history.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.

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