25 Famous Quotes by Historians

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Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.

He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.

This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.

The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.

And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.

The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.

Socialism means slavery.

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.

Learn as much by writing as by reading.

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The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.

History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action, like practical life, and if you don’t use the stuff well, it might as well be dead.

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.

To be able to look back upon one’s past life with satisfaction is to live twice.

I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.

I’m vegan, though not completely religious about it. While writing ‘Sapiens,’ I became familiar with how we treat animals in the meat and dairy industries. I was so horrified that I didn’t want to be a part of it anymore.

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