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The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace. (Quote by - Nikita S. Khrushchev)

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

History, a distillation of rumor. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

We talked for a few more minutes and then the president turned to the vice president and said he'd just narrowed the candidates to one. And my 31-year naval career flew out the window. (Quote by - Adm Stansfield Turner)

The fate of a nation has often depended on the food or bad digestion of a prime minister. (Quote by - Voltaire)

The limit is about 300 words. Kipling's Recessional really did something to England when it was published. It helped them through a bad time. Let me know if you find any great poems lying around. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. (Quote by - Abba Eban)

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job. (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

To give an accurate description of what never happened is the proper occupation of the historian. (Quote by - Orson Wells)

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. (Quote by - Matsuo Basho)

The certainties of one age are the problems of the next. (Quote by - Richard H. Tawney)

As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days. (Quote by - Gerald Barzan)

The future has a way of arriving unannounced. (Quote by - George F. Will)

Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

The only thing that does not change is that at any and every time it appears that there have been great changes. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

True enough, the country is calm. Calm as a morgue or a grave, would you not say? (Quote by - Vaclav Havel)

The multitude of fools is a protection to the wise. (Quote by - Marcus T. Cicero)

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around. (Quote by - Edgar Watson Howe)

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

History is a pageant, not a philosophy. (Quote by - Augustine Birrell)

She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world. (Quote by - Adlai E. Stevenson)

History, as it lies at the root of all science, is also the first distinct product of man's spiritual nature; his earliest expression of what can be called Thought. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

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. (Quote by - John Quincy Adams)

How many pens are broken, how many ink bottles consumed, to write about things that have never happened. (Quote by - The Talmud)

We learn nothing from history except that we learn nothing from history. (Quote by - Anon.)

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