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History is a race between education and catastrophe.

All humanity is passion, without passion religion, history, novels, art, would be ineffectual.

From their experience, or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.

De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.

Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

Sometimes - history needs a push.

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education, or of government, by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

History makes people wise.

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events and in the total, of all those acts, will be written the history of this generation.

No humorist is under any obligation to provide answers and probably if you were to delve into the literary history of humour it's probably all about not providing answers because the humorist essentially says: this is the way things are.

If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.

I believe that's one of the finest action regurgitation scenes in the history of literature ... I'd put it right up there.

I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

I'm the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don't believe it check the cash register.

All human history attests, That happiness for man - the hungry sinner! Since Eve ate apples much depends on dinner.

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