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Fernand Braudel Quotes and Sayings
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History may be divided into three movements:
what moves rapidly,
what moves slowly and what appears not to move at all.
- Fernand Braudel

Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the
general framework of history,
so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions,
we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life.
- Fernand Braudel

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

History is written by the victors.
- Winston Churchill

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
- Gertrude Stein

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

History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
- John W. Gardner

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

History is more or less bunk.
- Henry Ford

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

History is the version of past events
that people have decided to agree upon.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image.
Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
- Richard M. Nixon

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.
- Jessamyn West

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

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm.
There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as
long as I am President that is what it will remain.
They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
- Harry S. Truman

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
- Nikita Khrushchev

An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold,
and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
- William Manchester

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
- Anwar Sadat

The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever
invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
- Irving R. Kaufman

The construction of Europe is an art.
It is the art of the possible.
- Jacques Chirac

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable
and more dangerous for all of us.
- Margaret Thatcher

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
- Neil Armstrong

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
- Calvin Coolidge

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax
their lives with forethought of grief...
For a time I rest in the grace of the world,
and am free.
- Wendell Berry

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve
the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
- Margaret Thatcher

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
- Augustine Birrell

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow


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