Historian Quotes

โ€œUntil the lions have their own hist...

โ€œUntil the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.โ€ -Chinua Achebe
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โ€œUntil the lions have their own hist...

โ€œUntil the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.โ€ โ€• Chinua Achebe
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The more numerous the laws, the more...

The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government. ...Tacitus ..Born: 56 Died: 117 Occupation: Historian
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"The hunter will always be t...

"The hunter will always be the hero until the lion has his own historian" -African Proverb
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the world is changing all the time. so where you're born, where you're...

the world is changing all the time. so where you're born, where you're brought up, is only a small part of your life. it's what you do with your life afterwards i think, that matters. chinese historian " wang gungwu ".
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"The greatest success of Mohammad's life was effected by shee...

"The greatest success of Mohammad's life was effected by sheer moral force without the stroke of a sword." - Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) Considered the greatest British historian of his time.
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โ€œTechnology is neither good nor...

โ€œTechnology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.โ€ -Melvin Kranzberg (historian of technology)
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"Historians are like deaf people ...

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them." โ€” Leo Tolstoy
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You donโ€™t need a sociologist, a psychologist, a historian or...

You donโ€™t need a sociologist, a psychologist, a historian or an anthropologist to tell you that men and women are exceptionally good at making a prison out of their freedom. Darren Allen
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"Historians are like deaf people ...

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them." โ€” Leo Tolstoy
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"The wars of kings were ov...

"The wars of kings were over. The wars of people had begun." R. R. Palmer, Historian
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The historian will not mourn because he can see no meaning in human existence exc...

The historian will not mourn because he can see no meaning in human existence except that which man puts into it; let it be our pride that we ourselves may put meaning into our lives, and sometimes a significance that transcends death. - Will Durant
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"In peace, sons bury their fathers. ...

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus, Greek Historian 484 BC - 425 BC
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"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opini...

"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.โ€ British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and social critic Bertrand Russell
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"We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the Br...

"We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality." Lord Macaulay 1800-59 English historian
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I sometimes think of what future historians will s...

I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: He fornicated and read the papers. ~ Albert Camus
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There is no act too small, no act too bold. The history of social change is the hi...

There is no act too small, no act too bold. The history of social change is the history of millions of actions, small and large, coming together at points in history and creating a power that governments cannot suppress. Howard Zinn, historian and author
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"Historians surmise that the mythical centaurโ€”half horse, half humanโ€”was actu...

"Historians surmise that the mythical centaurโ€”half horse, half humanโ€”was actually based on an ancient race of men on horseback who were so much in harmony with their mounts that nonriders mistook them for a single beast." -Elizabeth Letts
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"Don't get your history ...

"Don't get your history from the movies." - film critic/historian Leonard Maltin
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