Quotes About History

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

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.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan you should wear it inside, where it functions best.