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History

In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind.

Edmund Burke

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

Edmund Burke

 A nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.

Abraham Lincoln

 

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.

John Stuart Mill

 

ANYONE who studies the history of ideas should notice how much more often people on the political left, more so than others, denigrate and demonize those who disagree with them - instead of answering their arguments.

Thomas Sowell

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The falsification of history has done more to impede human development than any one thing known to mankind.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 
 
Whoever controls the image and information of the past determines what and how future generations will think; whoever controls the information and images of the present determines how those same people will view the past." "He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past.
 

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.

George Orwell
 

The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.

George Orwell
 

Rewriting American History - The New American

George Orwell said, "The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history." In the former USSR, censorship, rewriting of history and...
 
 
 
 

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.