What People Say
The best history doesn’t just sit behind a glass case; it helps us to understand what’s outside the case.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
If you didn’t know history, you didn’t know anything. You were a leaf that didn’t know it was part of a tree.
I’m interested in the way in which the past affects the present and I think that if we understand a good deal more about history, we automatically understand a great more about contemporary life.
To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!
Susan B. Anthony
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
J. K. Rowling
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.