The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
Henry David Thoreau
Poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of nature of universals, whereas those of history are of singulars
Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.
Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.
History, a distillation of rumour.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
I told my dentist I want a tooth to match the others. He gave my one with four cavities.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
For two hours, some guy followed me around with a pooper scooper.
I was alive when the Dead Sea was just a lake that was feeling a little poorly.
I just don't see why the past has to matter.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
Don't let your history interfere with your destiny.
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of the spirit of tyranny.
If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you.
History should be written as philosophy.
History is merely a list of surprises.... It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. Please write that down.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
The subject of history is the life of people and mankind.
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
History is the essence of innumerable biographies.
When the citizens of a society can see and hear their leaders, then that society should be seen as one.