Best Inspiring Quotes about History by Great Authors

Inspiring sayings and Practical Quotes about History 

Inspiring Quotes about History

They who live in history only seemed to walk the earth again. 


In a word, we may gather out of history a policy no less wise than eternal; by the comparison and application of other men's forepassed miseries with our own like errors and ill deservings. 
Sir Walter Raleigh

Inspiring Quotes about History

The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history, which is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. Gibbon—Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

And read their history in a nation's eyes.

 Gray—Elegy in a Country Churchyard.

The long historian of my country's woes. 

Inspiring Quotes about History
The contact with manners then is education, and this Thucydides appears to assert when he says history is philosophy learned from examples.

 Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
 Benj. Disraeli

History casts its shadow far into the land of song. 

 Longfellow—Outre-Mer. Ancient Spanish Ballads.

And history with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page.


What want these outlaws conquerors should have But History's purchased page to call them great? 


Inspiring Quotes about History

Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul. 


History is the essence of innumerable Biographies. 

What more would you have? He has invented history. 
Madame Du Deffand of Voltaire

Inspiring Quotes about History

Inspiring Quotes about History

Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books. 

Inspiring Quotes about History

 I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples. 


Happy is the nation without a history. Beccaria

Beccaria—Tratlato dei Delitti e delle Pene

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