26 Quotes About History

  • "The historicity of Christ is as axiomatic for an unbiased historian as the historicity of Julius Caesar."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Christ, History


  • "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
    Topics: Family, War, History


  • "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
    Topics: History


  • "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
    Topics: America, History, Freedom


  • "No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.'"

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Religion, History


  • "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.
    Topics: History, Apathy


  • "We are not makers of history. We are made by history."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: History


  • "When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."

    - George Washington
    Topics: History


  • "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
    Topics: History


  • "Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church."

    - Thomas Aquinas
    Topics: Faith, Unity, History


  • "Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it."

    - Edmund Burke
    Topics: Ignorance, Apathy, History


  • "History is a story written by the finger of God."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: God, History


  • "Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Truth, History


  • "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
    Topics: Government, History


  • "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
    Topics: History



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