Here are 13 quotations regarding history, but remember…..one lifted line doesn’t necessarily identify the person’s entire philosophy regarding the love of or the importance of history.
1. Don’t forget your history nor your destiny.
Attributed to Bob Marley
2. History makes people wise.
Attributed to Sir Francis Bacon
3. History is written by the victors.
Attributed to Winston Churchill
4. The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery, and tenacity.
Attributed to Mahatma Ganhi
5. Ideas shape the course of history.
Attributed to John Maynard Keyes
6. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Attributed to Thomas Jefferson
7. There is a history in all men’s lives.
Attributed to William Shakespeare
8. History is fables agreed upon.
Atributed to Voltaire
9. A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
Attributed to Robert Heinlein
10. If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience?
Attributed to George Bernard Shaw
11. The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
Attributed to Marcus Tulius Cicero
12. History is but a confused heap of facts.
Attributed to Miguel de Cervantes
13. History is more or less bunk
Attibuted to Henry Ford.
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