“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
— George Santayana
“History is a novel of which the people is the author.”
— Alfred de Vigny
“History never looks like history when you are living through it.”
— John W. Gardner
“A historian is often only a journalist facing backwards.”
— Karl Kraus
“Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.”
— Marge Piercy
“History is a vast early warning system.”
— Norman Cousins
“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.”
— Pearl Buck
“History is a symphony of echoes heard and unheard. It is a poem with events as verses.”
— Charles Angoff
“The Present is the living sum-total of the whole Past.”
— Thomas Carlyle
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
— Confucius
“It is better to travel well than to arrive.”
— Buddha
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
— Albert Einstein
“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”
— Carl Sagan
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
— Marcus Garvey
“The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.”
— Felix Adler
“Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.”
— William Wordsworth
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
— Carl Sagan
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”
— Buddha

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