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The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.

We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.

George Washington (1732-1799) First President of the USA.

Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.

History is but a confused heap of facts.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.

Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on earth, is to remain a child for ever and ever.

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Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

History is one of the most remarkable things in our lives. The mere fact it occurred makes it remarkable.

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The whole past is the procession of the present.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

God cannot alter the past, but historians can.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.

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