Tuesday, June 14, 2005

History Quotes

History Quotes. There is a good collection of history quotes up at Uncover the Net. I might add that I am surprised that I have been quoted!

Here are a few sample quotes:

There is properly no history; only biography. By Ralph Waldo Emerson on Biography

Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory. By Benjamin Disraeli on Biography

Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs. By David Ben Gurion on Biography

History is something I blog. It is impossible to ever capture any moment and get another person to truly understand it any more than I do. But I hope to at least get them to notice historical moments. By Miland Brown on Blogging History

History . . . is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. By Edward Gibbon on Crimes

HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. By Ambrose Bierce on Definition of History

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