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So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
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.
Richard M. Nixon
We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
Edward R. Murrow
History develops, art stands still.
E. M. Forster
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
James A. Baldwin
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
Harry S Truman
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy
I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
It's a very good historical book about history.
The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
William Butler Yeats
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor
It took us in this country 11 years to get from the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution.
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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