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Sidney Alexander
We proceed out of history into history again.

A. Whitney Brown
The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.

Geoffrey Barraclough
Man is an historical animal, with a deep sense of his own past and if he cannot integrate the past by a history explicit and true, he will integrate it by a history implicit and false.

William James
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.

H. L. Mencken
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.

James Dye
Much history of the world has been lost. How magnificent and confusing what's left is.

James Stockdale
They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech.

Harry S. Truman
Study men, not historians.

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