I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God's Will, united in spirit and in aim.
— Elizabeth II

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
Tony Snow annals quote

I've always wanted to sing, just as I've always known that one day I would have my own niche in the annals of song. It was a feeling I had.
— Edith Piaf

Happy the people whose annals are tiresome.
— Montesquieu

Whatever final judgment awaits 'Bush v. Gore' in the annals of history, I am certain that the good work and good faith of the U.S. federal judiciary as a whole will continue to sustain public confidence at a level never beyond repair.
— annals quotation by Ruth Bader Ginsburg