Top 32 Greatest Historical Quotes

#1. The greatest historical events in the twentieth century - in fact, in all of human history - have been the overthrow of capitalism and establishment of societies run by and for the working class in the two great communist revolutions in Russia and China.

Grover Furr

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#2. Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.

Roger A. Caras

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#3. Madame, I believe the greatest sin against God is to be false. If one is not true to one's self, then it is impossible to be true to God. I bear you no ill will for following your heart.

Diane Haeger

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#4. Historical, religious, and existential treatises suggest that for some persons at some times, it is rational not to avoid physical death at all costs. Indeed the spark of humanity can maximize its essence by choosing an alternative that preserves the greatest dignity and some tranquility of mind.

Norman Mailer

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#5. You have delivered up our holy German Fatherland to one of the greatest demagogues of all time. I solemnly prophesy that this accursed man will cast our Reich into the abyss and bring our nation to inconceivable misery. Future generations will damn you in your grave for what you have done.

Erich Ludendorff

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#6. The greatest humanistic and historical task of the oppressed: to liberate themselves ...

Paulo Freire

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#7. If we could view Muhammad as we do any other important historical figure we would surely consider him to be one of the greatest geniuses the world has known.

Karen Armstrong

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#8. The written word is greatest sacred documentation.

Lailah Gifty Akita

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#9. I loved the idea of making history interesting for kids! When Scholastic approached me about 'The 39 Clues', I immediately started going through the 'greatest hits' from my years as a social studies teacher, and picked the historical characters and eras that most appealed to my students.

Rick Riordan

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#10. A great poet can give nobler and more precious gifts to his country than the greatest philanthropist or politician.

Orna Ross

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#11. Through enjoyment we endure.

Florence Ditlow

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#12. A gentleman can't let a lady sleep in an armchair while he takes his ease in a bed."
"But you are not a gentleman," she pointed out. "You are the greatest scoundrel in all the land."
He tilted his head to consider that. "All right. You take the chair.

Christina Brooke

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#13. Stupidity is sometimes the greatest of historical forces.

Sidney Hook

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#14. The greatest challenge of my life has been to see and accept the actual truth without great pain and struggle against it.

M.C. Halliday

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#15. Great abilities are not requisite for an Historian; for in historical composition, all the greatest powers of the human mind are quiescent.

Samuel Johnson

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#16. The capitalist system was termed "capitalism" not by a friend of the system, but by an individual who considered it to be the worst of all historical systems, the greatest evil that had ever befallen mankind. That man was Karl Marx.

Ludwig Von Mises

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#17. That Man, who flees from truth, should have invented the mirror is the greatest of historical miracles.

Christian Friedrich Hebbel

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#18. The United Nations is the greatest fraud in history. Its purpose is to destroy the United States.

John E. Rankin

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#19. The Marshall Plan will go down in history as one of America's greatest contributions to the peace of the world.

Harry S. Truman

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#20. It is this third consequence that has been elaborated in greatest detail and has formed one of the most significant pillars of historical capitalism, institutional racism.

Immanuel Wallerstein

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#21. I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.

Lion Feuchtwanger

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#22. The first key to leadership was self-control, particularly the mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion and anger, which was more difficult to defeat than the greatest wrestler. He warned them that if you can't swallow your pride, you can't lead.

Jack Weatherford

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#23. Truth is always the first war casualty. The emotional disturbances and distortions in historical writing are greatest in wartime.

Harry Elmer Barnes

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#24. To be a writer was always my greatest aim. I remember writing a play about Guy Fawkes when I was 10. I suppose it's significant, at least to me, that my first work should be about a historical figure.

Peter Ackroyd

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#25. The queen's mocking laughter cut in. "This is your treasure, Lord Sheftu?"
"Aye. The greatest treasure in Egypt - a maid whose loyalty cannot be bought. Whatever bargain we make, Daughter of the Sun, must include her freedom.

Eloise Jarvis McGraw

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#26. I have found that those who try to shield us from the truth, regardless of the reason, end up doing the greatest harm. Truth alone sets you free, not lies and omissions.

Jessica Dotta

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#27. Christianity rejects tolerance and demands choice, wherein lies its greatest flaw - one of a multitude of contradictions found throughout the Bible and the historical doctrine of the Church.

Aaron B. Powell

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#28. What an exciting super-tomorrow it will be! Americans are today making the greatest scientific developments in our history. That is a promise of new levels of employment, industrial activity and human happiness.

Clarence Francis

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#29. The other Clans will soon arrive. The greatest times of our family are before us. And so are the darkest.

P.J. Parker

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#30. There is a constant ebb and flow in art historical reputations. The reputation of even the greatest figures like Picasso are in flux.

Jeffrey Deitch

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#31. Juliet is one of those rare novels that has it all: lush prose, tightly intertwined parallel narratives, intrigue, and historical detail all set against a backdrop of looming danger. Anne Fortier casts a new light on one of history's greatest stories of passion. I was swept away.

Sara Gruen

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#32. It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.

James Henry Breasted

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