Kutipan (Quote) - History (1)

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Abraham Lincoln

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

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
John F. Kennedy

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

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

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Desmond Tutu

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

I came, I saw, I conquered.
Julius Caesar

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
George S. Patton

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

Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
George S. Patton

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
George Washington Carver

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
George Washington

90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
Colin Powell

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

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

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

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
John F. Kennedy

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
William James

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Edward R. Murrow

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

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

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
Colin Powell

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
Lyndon B. Johnson

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Henry B. Adams

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

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
Mao Tse-Tung

History is a vast early warning system.
Norman Cousins

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Napoleon Bonaparte

We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Dick Gregory

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
Christopher Columbus

What is history but a fable agreed upon?
Napoleon Bonaparte

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
Samuel Butler

Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
H. L. Mencken

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