Don’t Believe Everything You Read

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Don't Believe Everything You Read by Abraham Lincoln

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History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

Stand up and walk out of your history. - Phil McGraw

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot. - Mark Twain

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

History never looks like history when you are living through it. - John W. Gardner

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. - Kurt Vonnegut

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane

The Internet has turned what used to be a controlled, one-way message into a real-time dialogue with millions. - Danielle Sacks

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

Word-of-mouth marketing has always been important. Today, it's more important than ever because of the Internet. - Newt Barrett

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

From sixdegrees to Friendster to Facebook, social networking has become a familiar and ubiquitous part of the Internet. - David Kirkpatrick

Until Facebook came along, there was hardly anywhere on the public Internet where you had to operate with your real name. - David Kirkpatrick

Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa

My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them. - Penn Jillette

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Lauren Groff

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratcliffe

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley

The problem with the internet is that it gives you everything - reliable material and crazy material. So the problem becomes, how do you discriminate? - Umberto Eco


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24-Jun-2017