100 Quotes About History, Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

100 Historical Quotes Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

Quotes About History – What do you remember about history? Everything that happens in this world must have historical value contained in it.

There is a lot of history that has more meaning in it as a lesson in it. a lot of history that has a meaning of struggle for all of us.

From history also born a new thought that is sometimes useful for us today as a common reminder of the history that already exists.

We live can not be separated from history in which all things that happen will definitely be associated with history.

The greatness of history is not only about what has happened, but what has been done and the meaning for us all in the extraordinary historical meaning around us.

Therefore, remembering history, civilization and unique ties in our history will bring some unique history that can be used as a reminder for us together, through the following quotes that inspire and motivate the history that surrounds us.

Here are 100 quotes about history as a reminder and motivation for us together in remembering the history that happened in our lives and around the following.

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Quotes About History, Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

100 Historical Quotes Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

1. “It’s not enough to be industrious, so are the ants. The question is, what are you industrious about?” – Henry David Thoreau

2. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door” – Coco Chanel

3. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

4. “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday and avoiding today.” – Wayne Dyer

5. “Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.” – Hermann Hesse

6. “Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid them.” – Victor Hugo

7. “If you will read again what is written, you will see how it was.” – Black Elk

8. “The best prophet of the future is the past.” – Lord Byron

9. “People always fear what they don’t understand. History proves that.” – Libba Bray

10. “The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.” – Adolf Hitler

11. “On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.” – Alfred de Vigny

12. “Whatever we do or fail to do will influence the course of history.” – Arthur Henderson

13. “Anyone who believes you can’t change history has never tried to write his memoirs.” – David Ben Gurion

14. “History can bring luck: this is what we can call optimism.” – Stephane Hessel

15. “History is information. Memory is part of your identity.” – David Miliband

16. “The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.” – Ernest Dimnet

17. “What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.” – Victor Hugo

18. “If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.” – Baruch Spinoza

19. “History never looks like history when you are living through it.” – John W. Gardner

20. “History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy.” – George W. Bush

100 Historical Quotes Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

21. “The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.” – Max Lerner

22. “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

23. “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” – Aldous Huxley, Collected Essays

24.“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.” – Rosa Luxemburg

25. “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” – Edmund Burke

26. “There are only patterns, patterns on top of patterns, patterns that affect other patterns. Patterns hidden by patterns. Patterns within patterns. If you watch close, history does nothing but repeat itself. What we call chaos is just patterns we haven’t recognized. What we call random is just patterns we can’t decipher. what we can’t understand we call nonsense. What we can’t read we call gibberish. There is no free will. There are no variables.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor

27. “History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated, and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon?” – Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

28. “History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” – James Joyce, Ulysses

29. “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

30. “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” – L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between

31. “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.” – Michael Crichton

32. “History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.” – Konrad Adenauer

33. “History is a vast early warning system.” – Norman Cousins

34. “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” – Edmund Burke

35. “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

36. “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” – Rudyard Kipling

37. “History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.” – John Dalberg-Acton

38. “You know the saying: he who doesn’t understand history is doomed to repeat it. And when it’s repeated, the stakes are doubled.” – Pittacus Lore

39. “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” – Aldous Huxley

40. “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” – Mahatma Gandhi

100 Historical Quotes Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

41. “I can’t change history, I don’t want to change history. I can only change the future. I’m working on that.” – Boris Becker

42. “One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.” – Golda Meir

43. “Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.” – Louis D. Brandeis

44. “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” – Karl Marx

45. “History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” – David McCullough

46. “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill

47. “The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened.” – Peter L. Berger

48. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey

49. “History is important. If you don’t know history it is as if you were born yesterday. And if you were born yesterday, anybody up there in a position of power can tell you anything, and you have no way of checking up on it.” – Howard Zinn

50. “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou

51. “Human history in essence is the history of ideas.” – H. G. Wells

52. “History is a wheel, for the nature of man is fundamentally unchanging. What has happened before will perforce happen again.” – George R.R. Martin

53. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy

54. “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” – Theophrastus.

55. “The most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs

56. “Who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” – George Orwell

57. “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

58. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey

59. “Time is nature’s way to keep everything from happening all at once.” – John Archibald Wheeler

60. “Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.” – Mason Cooley

 Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

61. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” – Bruce Lee

62. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

63. “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” – Harvey Mackay

64. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Nelson Mandela

65. “…Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!…His factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes.” – Charles Dickens

66. “Don’t wait. The time will never be ‘just right.” – Napoleon Hill

67. “Time expands, then contracts, all in tune with the stirrings of the heart.” – Haruki Murakami

68. “There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.” – Bill Watterson

69. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben

70. “But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.” – Virgil

71. “When you get a groove going, time flies.” – Donald Fagen

72. “Life is so fast. And I still remember when I came up to the big leagues and played as if it were yesterday. Time flies.” – Asdrubal Cabrera

73. “History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.” – Lawrence Durrell

74. “Life moves fast. As much as you can, learn from your history, you have to move forward.” – Eddie Vedder

75. “It’s hard to throw away history. It was like you were throwing away a part of yourself.” – Jenny Han

76. “Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.” – Will Durant

77. “Big things are built one brick at a time. Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.” – Lysa TerKeurst

78. “One day at a time is all we do. One day at a time is good for you.” – John Lennon

79. “Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece.” – Dale West

80. “I believe in one day at a time; you’ve got today, that’s what you’ve got.” – Al Pacino

 Reminder Of What Happening Around Us

81. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” – Winston S. Churchill

82. “The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history.” – Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

83. “If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, “He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.” – Epictetus

84. “One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” – Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

85. “History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.” – James Fenimore Cooper,

86. “Study the past if you would define the future.” – Confucius

87. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

88. “The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – which you had thought special and particular to you. Now here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out and taken yours.” – Alan Bennett, The History Boys

89. “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree. ” – Michael Crichton

90. “I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.” – Virginia Woolf

91. “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” – George Orwell

92. “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” – Mark Twain

93. “thus with a kiss I die” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

94. “People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn’t.” – Christopher Paolini, Eragon

95. “Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories.” – Zadie Smith, White Teeth

96. “I was alive when the Dead Sea was just a lake that was feeling a little poorly.” – Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

97. “The first duty of a man is to think for himself” – Jose Marti

98. “Never say more than is necessary.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

99. “The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

100. “We’ll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we create.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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That’s it, 100 quotes about history taken from the history that happened around us all. as a new reminder and motivation for all of us. Hopefully we can take lessons and motivations in it together.


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