26 Quotes About History

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History is a story written by the finger of God.
- C.S. Lewis
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History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
- Thomas Fuller
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All that we call human history--money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery--[is] the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.
- C.S. Lewis
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That the apostolic office is temporary is a plain historical fact.
- Charles Hodge
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A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.
- Francois Fenelon
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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
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If the thing happened, it was the central event in the history of the earth.
- C.S. Lewis
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Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.
- C.S. Lewis
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If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next.
- C.S. Lewis
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People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.
- G.K. Chesterton
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The great comprehensive truths written in letters of living light on every page of our history are these: Human happiness has no perfect security but freedom; freedom none but virtue; virtue none but knowledge; and neither freedom nor virtue has any vigor of immortal hope, except in the principles of Christian faith, and in the sanctions of the Christian religion.
- James H. Aughey
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Today, few Americans are aware of the spiritual epidemic that wiped out the land of our Christian forefathers. Even fewer are aware that the same epidemic has reached our own shores, spreading like a virus.
- Ken Ham
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History shows that when the church uses the tools of the world's kingdom, it becomes as ineffectual, or as tyrannical, as any other power structure. And whenever the church has intermingled with the state, the appeal of the faith suffers as well. Ironically, our respect in the world declines in proportion to how vigorously we attempt to force others to adopt our point of view.
- Phillips Brooks
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Today, government is taking those rights from us, pretending that it gives us our rights. Indeed, those rights come from God, and it was recognized throughout our history as such.
- Judge Roy Moore
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Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
- Edmund Burke
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Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
- Thomas Aquinas
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History shows that when the church uses the tools of the world's kingdom, it becomes as ineffectual, or as tyrannical, as any other power structure. And whenever the church has intermingled with the state, the appeal of the faith suffers as well. Ironically, our respect in the world declines in proportion to how vigorously we attempt to force others to adopt our point of view.
- Philip Yancey
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When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
- George Washington
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We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.'
- C.S. Lewis
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Feinstein is dipping her toe into the very ugly, muddy waters of religious bigotry. America's Founding Fathers considered religious beliefs to be an asset, even essential to public officeholders. Sadly, Sen. Feinstein apparently believes the opposite of those wise men to whom we owe gratitude for our free and strong country.
- Wendy Wright
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The Christian religion made its way through Paganism, unassisted by the force of human power, and as gentle as the triumphs of light over darkness.
- Assorted Authors
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The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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The historicity of Christ is as axiomatic for an unbiased historian as the historicity of Julius Caesar.
- Assorted Authors
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