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What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
History is a vast early warning system.
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville
History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
A. Whitney Brown
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
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
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
Charles de Gaulle
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
George S. Patton
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally.
John Foster Dulles
History is more or less bunk.
September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
George W. Bush
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.
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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