Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Beware of Internet quotes



Don't Believe Everything You Read by Abraham Lincoln

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What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

Oh, so they have internet on computers now! - Homer Simpson

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

I took the initiative in creating the internet. - Al Gore

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

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

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

History would be a wonderful thing - if it were only true. - Leo Tolstoy

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

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin

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

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

The internet turns 30 minutes of homework into 2 hours of homework. - Unknown

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

Valentine's day without your love is like a year without the Internet. - Santosh Kalwar

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

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert

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

The trouble with quotes about death is that 99.999 percent of them are made by people who are still alive. - Joshua Bruns

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

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

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. - Unknown

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 often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

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

The shoulders I stand on are broad and strong, full of history and courage and love. How about you? Whose shoulders are you standing on? - Molly Johnson

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

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

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

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell

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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21-Apr-2018