The Significance Of History Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About The Significance Of History

#1. Dachau-the significance of this name will never be erased from German history. It stands for all concentration camps which the Nazis established in their territory. - Author: Eugen Kogon
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#2. History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us. - Author: Johan Huizinga
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#3. He would work through the night and sleep until lunch. There wasn't really much else to do. Make something, and die. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#4. The word 'Italy' is a geographical expression, a description which is useful shorthand, but has none of the political significance the efforts of the revolutionary ideologues try to put on it, and which is full of dangers for the very existence of the states which make up the peninsula. - Author: Klemens Von Metternich
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#5. Science gives man ever greater powers but less significance. It gives him better tools with less purposes. It is silent on origins, values, and ultimate aims. It gives life and history no meaning or worth that is not canceled by time and death. - Author: Will Durant
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#6. It is impossible to write history without some vision of its meaning from which judgments of significance can be made. And if there is no meaning, why be a historian? The - Author: Lesslie Newbigin
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#7. This may be the only example in history of an individual financing an entire railroad of significance out of his own pocket. - Author: Bill Dedman
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#8. History is an amazing presence
it is the place where vanished time gathers. While we are in the flow of time, it is difficult to glean its significance, and it is only in looking back that we can recognize the hidden dimensions at work within a particular era or epoch. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#9. Thus marriage, like the Trinity, is a hierarchical partnership. While all parties are equal in value, essence, and significance, there is a distinction in function (hierarchy) in order to fulfill God's kingdom agenda in history. - Author: Tony Evans
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#10. Never say you're hungry until you learn what they're fixing. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#11. Write visually or die! - Author: Jim Steranko
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#12. The real significance of Magellan's voyage was not that it was the first to circumnavigate the planet, but that it was the first to realize just how big that planet was. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#13. Legends have always played a powerful role in the making of history ... Without ever relating facts reliably, yet always expressing their true significance, they offered a truth beyond realities, a remembrance beyond memories. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#14. In Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride Frank X Walker helps restore to public memory one of history's greatest jockeys. Isaac Murphy's story has universal significance but it is very much a Kentucky story, of which all Kentuckians should be proud. - Author: Gurney Norman
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#15. The most important in the history of nations and individuals was once the most trivial, and vice versa. The plebeian, who is called today the 'man in the street,' can never see and understand the significance of the hidden seed of things, which in time must develop or die. - Author: Ameen Rihani
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#16. I'm so intrigued by women throughout history where the significance of what they were representing at that time is obscured by the fact a man saved them or they were prostitutes. - Author: Zoe Saldana
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#17. Flirtation is a circulating library, in which we seldom ask twice for the same volume. - Author: Nathaniel Parker Willis
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#18. You must remember what you are and what you have chosen to become, and the significance of what you are doing. There are wars and defeats and victories of the human race that are not military and that are not recorded in the annals of history. Remember that while you're trying to decide what to do. - Author: John Edward Williams
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#19. The fate of a single man can be rich with significance, that of a few hundred less so, but the history of thousands and millions of men does not mean anything at all, in any adequate sense of the word. - Author: Stanislaw Lem
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#20. More than a needed biography of Ehrenburg ... Tangled Loyalties is a contribution of much significance to our understanding of the history of Russia in Stalin's time and of her relations with the West. - Author: Robert C. Tucker
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#21. This high proportion of history's decisive campaigns, the significance of which is enhanced by the comparative rarity of the direct approach, enforces the conclusion that the indirect is by far the most hopeful and economic form of strategy. - Author: B.H. Liddell Hart
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#22. The significance of Columbus's discovery was that on a round earth, humanity is more interconnected than on a flat one. On a round earth, the two most distant points are closer together than they are on a flat earth. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#23. Our relationship to the past is marked by deep indifference, even if we do say something to the contrary, even if we mean what we say when we say it is a matter of the greatest significance. Because it is a matter of the greatest significance, yet nevertheless we feel bound to it by a sense of duty. - Author: Dag Solstad
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#24. I'm afraid of sharks - but only in a water situation. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#25. The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#26. It's the 21st century. It's untenable to suggest that women had no significance and no interest and that just because they didn't vote they had no relevance to the course of our history. - Author: Kate Williams
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#27. I understand the significance of being one of 18 senators in Oklahoma history. - Author: James Lankford
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#28. Worse still is that mankind - the non-Jewish world - learned nothing from the Holocaust: The event which had no precedent in history, which should be equal to the Revelation at Sinai in significance. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#29. This relationship, often called the Golden mean, has been discovered and rediscovered at various times in history as a unique proportion believed to have both aesthetic and mystic significance. That the Egyptians knew of it and used it seems certain. - Author: John Pile
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#30. It is not just the history of the Hawaiian islands but the significance of the ordinary people whose lives - many quite extraordinary - make up that history. - Author: Alan Brennert
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#31. I FINALLY
had a hot night,
but it was only the weather. - Author: Chocolate Waters
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#32. If given a chance, I would really want to explore the monuments in Delhi, like Qutub Minar and the forts. I have been there as a child, but now I want to go back and understand the history and significance behind them. We take all of these things for granted in life. - Author: Shreya Ghoshal
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#33. For my part, I can't do anything else but what I am doing. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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