Yesterday, Present, Future

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present."-- B. Olatunji

Future years will never know the seething hell and the black infernal background, the countless minor scenes and interiors of the secession war; and it is best they should not. The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman

The history of states and nations has provided some income for historiographers and book dealers, but I know no other purpose it may have served. Borne

History does not repeat itself. The historians repeat one another. Max Beerbohm

History is philosophy teaching by examples. ~Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War.

The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from. ~John Still, The Jungle Tide

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.-- Will Durant

Rosa sat so Martin could walk, Martin walked so Barack could run, Barack ran so we all can fly.

History: gossip well told. ~Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary

Professor Johnston often said that if you didn't know history, you didn't know anything. You were a leaf that didn't know it was part of a tree. ~Michael Crichton, Timeline

History is herstory, too. ~Author Unknown

History has become more important than ever because of the to unprecedented ability of the historical sciences to take in man's life on earth as a whole. Alfred Kazin


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