History Quotes

To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history -Clifton Fadiman

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force. -Ayn Rand

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

It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs. -Gustave Flaubert