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"Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous."
    -- Jim Dator
"The suspense is terrible, I hope it lasts."
    -- Willy Wonka
"In a world full of temporary things Wu Tang reigns forever."
    -- Josh Kinard
"Even when the world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope."
    -- Pittacus Lore

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"When my Republican colleagues mention "family values," they're usually talking about opposition to contraception, denying a woman's right to choose, or opposition to gay rights."
    -- Bernie Sanders
"Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself."
    -- Baltasar Gracian
"If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself. Minquass"
    -- American Indian Proverb


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Quotes about History

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
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A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts as the results of sudden impulses and accident, than of the reason of which we so much boast.
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If, after all, men cannot always make history have meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one.
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History, as an entirety, could only exist in the eyes of an observer outside it and outside the world. History only exists, in the final analysis, for God.
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The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by doing so.
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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
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To write history is as important as to make history. It is an unchanging truth that if the writer does not remain true to the maker, then it takes on a quality that will confuse humanity.
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