45+ Greatest Quotes About History to Learn Lessons from It

45+ Greatest Quotes About History to Learn Lessons from It
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Tripboba.com - Our today is create from the past and our future is created from today, so, whether you are willing to remember it or not, history is also part of our life. Even though it can not be repeated as same as in the past, from history, we can take tons of lesson from that.

So, to remind you about learning about history, Tripboba compiles more than 45 quotes about history from the legend. But if you already have your own quotes about history, you can share them with us later.

Let's dive into quotes about history!

Quotes About History Repeating Itself

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  • "History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done." - Sydney J. Harris
  • "History repeats itself endlessly for those who are unwilling to learn from the past." - Leon Brown
  • "Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it." - Winston Churchill
  • "History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme." - Mark Twain
  • "History repeats itself, the first as tragedy, then as farce." - Karl Marx
  • "If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience." - George Bernard Shaw
  • "Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up." - Unknown
  • "History never repeats itself. Man always does." - Unknown

Famous Quotes About History

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  • "The history about the world is not complete until your story is told." - Unknown
  • "We don't own our family history. We simply preserve it for the next generation." - Rosemary Alva
  • "Let us not only remember the past and its required sacrifice but let us also remember that we are responsible to build a legacy for the generations which follow us." - Thomas S. Monson
  • "Every day, you have the power to choose our better history by opening your hearts and minds, by speaking up for what you know is right." - Michael Obama
  • "To be ignorant of the past is to be forever a child." - Cicero
  • "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." - Maya Angelou
  • "I want to know who my ancestors are. I want to remember them. I want to tell their stories. I don't want them to diminish and fade away into the past." - Unknown
  • "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
  • "If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten." - Rudyard Kipling
  • "History is a Greek word which means literally, just Investigation."-  Arnold Toynbee
  • "History, with scarcely an exception, ought to be rewritten." - Horace Mann
  • "History is Herstory too." - Unknown
  • "Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?" - Carl Jung

Quotes About Black History

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  • "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass
  • "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington
  • "There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints." - Rita Dove
  • "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly." - Langston Hughes
  • "In the end, it's not about finding policies that work; it’s about forging consensus, and fighting cynicism, and finding the will to make a change." - Barack Obama
  • "We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort." - Jesse Owens
  • "Hold on to your dreams of a better life and stay committed to striving to realize it." - Earl G. Graves, Sr.
  • "For I am my mother’s daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart." - Mary McLeod Bethune
  • "Won’t it be wonderful when black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history." - Maya Angelou
  • "We may have different religions, different languages, and different coloured skin, but we all belong to the human race." - Kofi Anan
  • "I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history." - Morgan Freeman
  • "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man." - Frederick Douglass
  • "I swear to the Lord I still can’t see why democracy means everybody but me." - Langston Hughes
  • "There is no Negro problem. The problem is whether the American people have loyalty enough, honour enough, patriotism enough, to live up to their own constitution." - Frederick Douglass

Quotes About History and Future

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  • "It's not the future you are afraid of. It is the fear of the past repeating itself that haunts you." - T.W.W
  • "The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future." - Theodore Roosevelt
  • "When we learn about the past, we gather strength for the future." Hank Smith
  • "There is something about reviewing the lessons of the past to prepare us to face the challenges of the future." - L. Tom Perry
  • "You have a heritage. Honour it." - Thomas S. Monson
  • "Knowing who our family revealed part of who we are." - Unknown
  • "The more you know of your history the more liberated you are." - Maya Angelou
  • "To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root." - Chinese proverb
  • "Every day of your life is a page of your history." - Arabian Proverb
  • "Finding the path our ancestor walked is not always easy but the rewards of the journey make the effort worthwhile." - Unknown
  • "If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday." - Pearl S. Buck

That’s all quotes about history compiles by Tripboba, thank you for reading!


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