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If you adore history you will adore history quotes. This entire collection of history quotes by these famous people is rewarding in the way they express their views about history.

As we all know historians examine and analyze events from the past. I believe they provide another valuable service to society. Their research on past events prevents you and me from having to spend major time searching for answers that we want and need.

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Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
-Douglas MacArthur

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
-Douglas MacArthur

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

Generally speaking, historically in this country, the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
-Eddie Bernice Johnson

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

Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to hear all sorts of things about me from now on. Terrible things.
-Edward Kennedy

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
-Edward R. Murrow

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
-Edward R. Murrow

I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
-Elizabeth II

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.
-Evita Peron

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
-Evita Peron

Time is my greatest enemy.
-Evita Peron

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
-Francois Mitterrand

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
-Frank Herbert

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
-G. Gordon Liddy

You can't set a hen in one morning and have chicken salad for lunch.
-George M. Humphrey

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A pint of sweat saves a gallon of blood.
-George S. Patton

Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
-George S. Patton

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
-George Santayana

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
-George Santayana

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
-George W. Bush

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
-George Washington

History quotes are great conversation pieces.

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
-George Washington Carver

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
-George Will

World War II was the last government program that really worked.
-George Will

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
-Gertrude Stein

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
-Grover Cleveland

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
-H. G. Wells

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
-H. L. Mencken

Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
-H. L. Mencken

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
-Harry S. Truman

It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.
-Henry A. Kissinger

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
-Henry B. Adams

My view is more history quotes not less!

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