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History is a set of lies agreed upon. Napoleon Bonaparte

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Karl Marx

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

Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter. African Proverbs

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

Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter. African Proverbs

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it. Sir Winston Churchill

History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history. Clarence Darrow

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

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. Martin Luther King, Jr.

History shows that no enemy remains hostile forever, nor do friends remain friendly forever. For that reason, we intend to have normal relations with all. Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

The main thing is to make history, not to write it. Otto von Bismarck

History is strewn thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill, but a lie, well told, is immortal. Mark Twain

Ideas shape the course of history. John Maynard Keynes

The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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