Whatever I am today is a product of that conviction that victory through Christ is victory indeed. The rest is history.
We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in History. What we need is not a History of selected races or nations, but the History of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.Carter Woodson, "The Celebration of Negro History Week", Journal of Negro History (April 1927)
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)
Quoted in "Nero" - Page 51 by Edward Champlin - History - 2003 Quotes about NeroNapoleon Bonaparte to Henri Gatien Bertrand[ ]
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
The Albanians have hacked their way through History, sword in hand.Enver Hoxha, as quoted in Peter R. Prifti (1978), Socialist Albania since 1944: Domestic and Foreign developments, page 9
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.
Disneyland is often called a magic kingdom because it combines fantasy and History, adventure and learning, together with every variety of recreation and fun designed to appeal to everyone.Walt Disney, as quoted in The Quotable Walt Disney (2001) edited by Dave Smith
This capital city of Kashmir also stands out as the most physical manifestation of the turbulent History of the region.Waldemar Hansen, in The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India, Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1 January 1986, p.36
The History of biology is littered with horrifying examples of the misuse of genetics (and evolutionary theory) to justify power and inequality: evolutionary justifications for slavery and colonialism, scientific explanations for rape and patriarchy, and genetic explanations for the inherent superiority of the ruling elite.Pankaj Mehta, There's a gene for that, Jacobin, February 2014
What is History , after all, but the record of the periodical crusades for or against some bogey which believing men have evolved out of their credulity and fear ?Ernest Boyd in: Raymond Woodbury Pence Essays of Today, Macmillan, 1935, p.94
The civilization of India, at root purely religious, is only now becoming known in Europe; and as the mystery surrounding it is unveiled it emerges as one of the highest achievement in the History of mankind. By the very breadth of the outlook it affords on to the destiny of man the Vedic religion offers in abundance the spiritual experience that has inspired the Indian people since the dawn of their History. The vocation of India is to proclaim to the world the efficacy of religious experience.Solange Lemaitre
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