For most of History, Anonymous was a woman.virginia woolf
Well behaved women seldom make History.Laurel Thatcher ulrich
Journalism is the first draft of History.Philip L. Graham
History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.Konrad Adenauer
History will judge societies and governments — and their institutions — not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.cesar chavez
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of History to wait for the train of the future to run over him.1952 In Time, 6 Oct.
Whatever I am today is a product of that conviction that victory through Christ is victory indeed. The rest is History.t. b. joshua
The true History of mankind will be written only when Albanians participate in its writing.Maximilian Lambertz, Albanien erzählt: ein Einblick in die albanische Literatur (Berlin 1956)
Creators of History always play with our impotence and our ignorance.Dejan Stojanovic in The Sun Watches the Sun, Game III, Sequence: “A Game” (1999)
History, as well as life itself, is complicated; neither life nor History is an enterprise for those who seek simplicity and consistency.jared diamond
Man is essentially the imitative animal. His whole educabilityand in fact the whole History of civilization depend on this trait, which his strong tendencies to rivalry, jealousy, and acquisitiveness reinforce.william james
Each day has its own destiny. Yesterday is History, today is opportunity while tomorrow is mystery.t. b. joshua
Americans treat History like a cookbook. Whenever they are uncertain what to do next, they turn to History and look up the proper recipe, invariably designated "the lesson of History."russell baker
What you have witnessed since Christopher Hitchens’s opposition to the 1991 invasion of Iraq] is something unique in natural History: the first ever metamorphosis of a butterfly into a slug.George Galloway
The merit of Marx is that he suddenly produces a qualitative change in the History of social thought. He interprets History, understands its dynamic, predicts the future, but in addition to predicting it (which would satisfy his scientific obligation), he expresses a revolutionary concept: the world must not only be interpreted, it must be transformed. Man ceases to be the slave and tool of his environment and converts himself into the architect of his own destiny.karl marx
Spurred on by Archeological interest in the regions pre-Islamic architecture, and by linguistic research conducted by missionaries in Srinagar, [these] Indologists laid the foundation for a potent imagining of ancient Kashmir that grounded its Hindu and Buddhist material in its Hindu elites in the Valley’s topography and History, but dismissed its Muslim masses as later day interlopers.Ananya Jahanara Kabir, in "Territory of Desire: Representing the Valley of Kashmir",p.81
Here we have seen that their early History is still largely an open question. They may have had Greek origins: Whatever process produced the Greek-speakers (of that is how one defines "Greek") who lived south of Olympus may have also produced the Makedones who wandered out of the western mountains to establish a home and a kingdom in Pieria.Eugene N. Borza, "In The Shadow of Olympus", pp. 277-278, Princeton University Press
Don't you see that the appalling History of sectarianism, persecution, heresy hunting, shows you that this way of thinking about the world is intrinsically unsound?Thomas Hobbes, cited in Jonathan Miller. (2004). A Brief History of Disbelief [TV-Series]. BBC Four.
Carlyle uttered a pregnant truth when he said that the History of any country is in the biographies of the men who made it.Andrew Dickson White
For the first time in our History it is possible to conquer poverty.Lyndon B. Johnson's Special Message to Congress (16 March 1964).
The History of the ubiquitous soybean begins in China. But the Chinese did not eat unfermented soybean products because they recognized them as quite toxic. In fact, the early uses of soybeans in China were for the nitrogen-rich root systems that worked to rebuild soil with crop rotation - not for eating.Craig Stellpflug, in "Falling for the soy ploy (18 October 2012)"
When History moves really moves it does so in great convulsive jolts.Chapter 1, This Is What Democracy Looks Like, p. 13
In patriotic History William was the little David sent against the Spanish Goliath.On Williams impact on European History-Susan Brigden, quoted in a British Newspaper, author of New Worlds Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors
The impressive array of History and precedent marshaled by the Court, however, confirms my belief that the Constitution affords greater protection than that provided by the Court's standard to citizen and press in exercising the right of public criticism.Justice Arthur Joseph Goldberg, decision, New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, Supreme Court of the United States, 376 U.S. 254 (1964)
After the fall of so many gods in this century, this person, broken at the hands of his opponents and constantly betrayed through the ages by his adherents, is obviously still for innumerable people the most moving figure in the long History of mankind.Hans Küng, theologian (b. 1928) (from: ).
The postulate about parallels plays an important role in the History of non-Euclidean geometry.p. 38 (The Greeks)
War is one of the constants of History, and has not diminished with civilization or democracy.Will and Ariel Durant, Watchtower ONLINE LIBRARY
The book, as far as I am aware, is the first attempt to connect the natural sciences into a History of creation.p.388 (Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1844))
Seventy-three men sailed in, from the San Francisco Bay, Rolled off of their ship and here's what they had to say. "We're calling everyone to ride along, to another shore. Where we can laugh our lives away and be free once more." But no one heard them calling, no one came at all, 'Cause they were too busy watching those old raindrops fall. As a storm was blowing, out on the peaceful sea, Seventy-three men sailing off to History.Mike Pinera and Frank "Skip" Konte, of Blues Image, in Ride Captain Ride (1970)
He did not waste time in a vain search for a place in History.Dejan Stojanovic in The Sun Watches the Sun, “Socrates,” Sequence: “A Stone and a Word” (1999)