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“History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.”
“We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.”
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
“Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.”
“Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.”
“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”
David C. McCullough
“You have to know the past to understand the present.”
Dr. Carl Sagan
“There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.”
“Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends.”
“History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.”
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