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It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

Related topics: History

All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize,
and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home,
they export it, in a certain way, by war;
they make it tour the world.
- Victor Cousin

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Liar is a strong word, but we are all liars.
Not in the sense of intentionally speaking untruths,
but in the sense of carrying so much historical
and emotional baggage that none of us is believable.
To lie means to speak an untruth,
and virtually everything that comes out of our mouth
is an untruth - an opinion, an assumption,
a point-of-view based on our past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Although there is a very large literature,
still growing almost daily, on the Chinese calendar,
its interest is, we suggest, much more archaeological
and historical than scientific.
- Joseph Needham

I think one of the great historical contributions of
science is to weaken the hold of religion.
That's a good thing.
- Steven Weinberg

Plato wove historical fact into literary myth.
- Michael Shermer


 

The historical development of the work of anthropologists
seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that
heretofore has not been treated by any other science.
- Franz Boas

Without the meditative background that is criticism,
works become isolated gestures, historical accidents,
soon forgotten.
- Milan Kundera

Unquestionably, our contemporary world of music is far richer,
in a sense, than earlier periods, due to the historical
and geographical extensions of culture to which I have referred.
- George Crumb

I should have known better.
Pro-life arguments are now based on scientific evidence
and the pro-choice arguments are not.
That is a cultural, historical fact.
- Stanley Fish

The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify
the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical
process and to work out a central line to resolve it.
- Mao Tse-Tung

One of my great passions is the collection of historical trivia.
- Lynn Abbey

After all, science is essentially international,
and it is only through lack of the historical sense
that national qualities have been attributed to it.
- Marie Curie

Yes, Socialists should defend their country in great historical crises.
- Karl Liebknecht

I don't think the British carry a historical consciousness either.
- Tom Paulin

Research can be a big clunker.
It's difficult to know how you can make the historical light.
- Michael Ondaatje

We have gotten away from this double aspect of either
putting the character back into historical events or
of making a historical event of his very life.
- Raymond Queneau

Chance doesn't mean meaningless randomness,
but historical contingency.
This happens rather than that, and that's the way that novelty,
new things, come about.
- John Polkinghorne

The knife of historical relativism...
which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion
must also bring about healing.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

All societies are historical.
- Raymond Queneau

Who authorised the spend of millions of pounds and
thousands of man hours into a stale,
historical situation from three decades ago -
with virtually no complaints made?
- Jonathan King

To have united the purposes of an entire Nation,
is the great historical achievement of the man in whose
strong hands our President has placed the fate of our people.
- Gustav Krupp

The Sixties are now considered a historical period,
just like the Roman Empire.
- Dave Barry

Now, whenever you read any historical document,
you always evaluate it in light of the historical context.
- Josh McDowell

Asking the author of historical novels to teach you
about history is like expecting the composer of a melody
to provide answers about radio transmission.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled
in our generation without deceit and adventurism.
These are historical facts that cannot be altered.
- Moshe Sharett

I am not very moved by historical apologies.
- Tom Paulin

It's very important to always put things in their historical contexts.
It teaches important lessons about the country in question.
- Warren Christopher

I have long been active in and supportive of conservation
and historical preservation causes.
- Jack L. Chalker

Skepticism is an important historical tool.
It is the starting point of all revision of hitherto accepted history.
- Samuel E. Morison

In all the areas within which the spiritual life of humanity is at work,
the historical epoch wherein fate has placed us is
an epoch of stupendous happenings.
- Edmund Husserl

It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean
covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each
Pacific country has its own cultural,
historical and ethnic identity.
- Jenny Shipley

As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been
an outstanding issue for more than half a century.
- Li Peng

Species go extinct because there are historical contraints
built into a given body or a given design.
- Kevin Kelly

Testimony should be a philosophical problem and not
limited to legal or historical contexts where it refers
to the account of a witness who reports what he has seen.
- Paul Ricoeur

There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters,
as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.
- Walter Scott

The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects,
with their creations recorded as great historical events.
- Arthur Erickson

For me, the original play becomes an historical document:
This is where I was when I wrote it,
and I have to move on now to something else.
- August Wilson

The historical debate is over.
The answer is free-market capitalism.
- Thomas Friedman

A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories.
- Andy Goldsworthy

I'm a history buff, and right now we're sitting on
one of the most dramatic historical shifts that this
planet has ever seen and we have a front row seat for it.
- James Daly

And finally, it was Deuteronomy that brought about
the historical result of Josiah's reformation.
- Julius Wellhausen

After closely examining my conscience,
I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended
the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as
in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

It is of course the nature of historical contraction
that the shortest distance to a historical destination
is never a straight line.
- Ibrahim Babangida

The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles,
his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths,
whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
- David Friedrich Strauss

It can be a long gap between the emergence of fully
researched historical biographies.
- Antonia Fraser

That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth;
but never yet lived one who could not listen to her
own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
- Minna Antrim

The apostolic writings are of three kinds:
historical,
didactic, and prophetic.
- Philip Schaff

Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try
and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out
there and fill in some of the historical gaps.
- Monica Lewinsky

The critical principle demanded an examination,
for instance, of the contribution of different periods,
thus to some extent embarking on historical linguistics.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

Today, in American imperialism, the commodity has reached
its most grandiose historical manifestation.
- C. L. R. James

We live in an era with no historical precedents.
History is no longer useful as a tool in helping us
understand current changes.
- Doug Coupland

I was with the U.N.
Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the day that Srebrenica fell,
which happened to be a huge historical turning point in the Bosnian war.
- Michael Ignatieff

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.
- Barbara Cartland

Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells
us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical
reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit
and disregard the totality of human nature.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Actually my first eight books were historical novels,
but they were never published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

Historical methodology, as I see it,
is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
- Samuel E. Morison

Many of America's historical cornbreads were staple
breads for people who didn't have many other options.
- Jeremy Jackson

If the September 11 terror attack is supposed to constitute
a caesura in world history,
it must be able to stand comparison to other events
of world historical impact.
- Jurgen Habermas

I got nice rejections explaining that historical fiction was a difficult sell.
But I kept trying.
- Anita Diament

For us, universal values such as justice,
morality and peace cannot be disputed and it is for
this reason that we pursue the restoration of historical truth.
- Robert Kocharian

A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them.
The writings of the day show the quality of the people
as no historical reconstruction can.
- Edith Hamilton

I can't read historical fiction because I find the
real thing so much more interesting.
- Antonia Fraser

As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very
beginnings of my reading for pleasure,
I read a lot of non-fictional history,
particularly historical biography.
- Norman Spinrad

The same historical development that turned the citizen
into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.
- Christopher Lasch

I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
- Jeanette Winterson

Most people don't like to talk about violent historical death.
- Sarah Vowell

I believe that historians and analysts of historical
events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events,
which they make their subject.
- Ibrahim Babangida

All historical experience demonstrates the following:
Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant
future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
- Hans Kung


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