List of Famous History Quotes in English

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

- Sir Winston Churchill Quotes

Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.

- Voltaire Quotes

History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines realty, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.

- History Quotes by Cicero

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

- History Quotes by Edward Gibbon

History is the short trudge from Adam to atom.

- History Quotes by Leonard Louis Levinson

History is more or less bunk.  It's tradition. We don't want tradition.  We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we made today.

- Henry Ford Quote

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.

- History Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

- George Santayana Quotes

If you write a post and put it on a blog, that's a historical document.  If you change your template, then that entry looks completely different.  It's the same words, but not the same meaning.  This all depends on what historical questions that people will be asking and can't know what they will want.

- Josh Greenberg Quotes

For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.

- J. W. Schopf Quotes

History never looks like history when you are living through it.

- John W. Gardner Quotes

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

- History Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte

Some people make headlines while others make history.

-Philip Elmer-DeWitt Quotes