Quote category: History
The history of the world shows that peoples and societies do not have to pass through a fixed series of stages in the course of development.
Aung San Suu Kyi
One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual.
If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thorough-going revolutionary of history.
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
The people who have really made history are the martyrs.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
George Bernard Shaw
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.