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All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
History, sociology, economics, psychology et al. confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
Robert Anton Wilson
My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me.
William Jennings Bryan
The nation is faced with one of the most corporate-orientated anti-consumer Congresses in our history.
I find that the history books that we teach our kids with are not fully truthful, in my opinion.
I believe that democracies do not go to war; that's the lesson of history, and I think that a democratic Pakistan is the world community's best guarantee of stability in Asia.
The Carter Center has the only existing international taskforce on disease eradication. Which means a total elimination of a disease on the face of the Earth. In the history of the world, there's only been one disease eradicated: smallpox. The second disease, I think, is gonna be guinea worm.
Nigeria has had a complicated colonial history. My work has examined that part of our story extensively.
I love the quality, feel and history of film. I love the pictures of the giant cameras and the way it was.
If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.
History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action, like practical life, and if you don't use the stuff well, it might as well be dead.
Arnold J. Toynbee
We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans.
History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
Gluttony might be innocuous were it not for the fact that gluttons tend to disregard whether their self-serving behaviors harm anyone else. We don't need to look far and wide to find examples of gluttonous behavior, as they are numerous throughout the history of capitalism.
History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
Let me tell you, never before in the history of this planet has anybody made the progress that African-Americans have made in a 30-year period, in spite of many black folks and white folks lying to one another.
What happens when good people are put into an evil place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate their past history and morality?
The most frightening pages of history are those which reveal how easily conditions making a desert of the human spirit may come into existence, with the oozings away of incentive and kindliness in our natural social structure.
I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.
Horror is the natural reaction to the last 5,000 years of history.
Robert Anton Wilson
In history people dressed much better than we do today.
I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
I believe the fast track to atheism is reading the Bible. I've read it three times all the way through. It's a big part of our culture, a big part of our history. I don't just read things I agree with.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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