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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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And having wisdom with each studious year, in meditation dwelt, with learning wrought, and shaped his weapon with an edge severe, sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.
~ Lord Byron - [History and Historians]

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

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For historians ought to be precise, truthful, and quite unprejudiced, and neither interest nor fear, hatred nor affection, should cause them to swerve from the path of truth, whose mother is history, the rival of time, the depository of great actions, the witness of what is past, the example and instruction of the present, the monitor of the future.
~ Miguel De Cervantes - [History and Historians]

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For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
~ Winston Churchill - [History and Historians]

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God cannot alter the past, but historians can.
~ Samuel Butler - [History and Historians]

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History is but a confused heap of facts.
~ Lord Chesterfield - [History and Historians]

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History is the devil's scripture.
~ Lord Byron - [History and Historians]

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History is the distillation of rumor.
~ Thomas Carlyle - [History and Historians]

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History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.
~ Clarence Darrow - [History and Historians]

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In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.
~ Albert Camus - [History and Historians]

 

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