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The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
George Washington Carver
History is more or less bunk.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
Lyndon B. Johnson
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
M. Scott Peck
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
H. L. Mencken
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
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
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
Edward R. Murrow
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
James A. Baldwin
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
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 is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
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