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.

History

Aung San Suu Kyi Permalink to Aung San Suu Kyi quote

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.

History

Albert Schweitzer Permalink to Albert Schweitzer quote

De Sade is the one completely consistent and thorough-going revolutionary of history.

History

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

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.

History

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

History

Thomas Carlyle Permalink to Thomas Carlyle quote

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.

History

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

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.

History

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

The people who have really made history are the martyrs.

History

Aleister Crowley Permalink to Aleister Crowley quote

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.

History

George Bernard Shaw Permalink to George Bernard Shaw quote

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.

History

George Santayana Permalink to George Santayana quote