Each day has its own destiny. Yesterday is history, today is opportunity while tomorrow is mystery.
Whatever I am today is a product of that conviction that victory through Christ is victory indeed. The rest is History.t. b. joshua
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
The true History of mankind will be written only when Albanians participate in its writing.
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 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.
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.
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History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.winston churchill
The History of the Roman Empire is also the History of the uprising of the Empire of the Masses, who absorb and annul the directing minorities and put themselves in their place. Then, also, is produced the phenomenon of agglomeration, of "the full." For that reason, as Spengler has very well observed, it was necessary, just as in our day, to construct enormous buildings. The epoch of the masses is the epoch of the colossal.josé ortega y gasset
Aspiring dictators sometimes win elections, and elected leaders sometimes govern badly and threaten their neighbors. ... History demonstrates that democracy usually follows good governance, not the reverse.rudy giuliani
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 Europeans came very late to Timbuktu," says Marie Rodet, lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. For centuries, they tried to reach the place because it was a mythological place of trade and Islamic scholars. It had been described in Arab manuscripts in the Middle Ages so they knew about the History but they never reached it because the population never allowed them.
...a fascinating combination of a traditional city, rich in History , and a modern one, with a strong emphasis on urban planning and industrialization. Bhopal is informally divided into two parts – the Old City and the New Bhopal. The Old City (often referred to in Bhopal as just the 'City') is the one built and developed by the Begums of Bhopal.
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 ?
When at some future date the high court of History sits in judgment on each one of us recording whether in our brief span of service we fulfilled our responsibilities to the state our success or failure, in whatever office we may hold, will be measured by the answers to four questions were we truly men of courage … were we truly men of judgment … were we truly men of integrity … were we truly men of dedication?john f. kennedy
Good theories of the mind must span at least three different scales of time: slow, for the billions of years in which our brains have survivied; fast, for the fleeting weeks and months of childhood; and in between, the centuries of growth of our ideas through History.marvin minsky
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?