There's a good reason why nobody studies history, it just teaches you too much.— Noam Chomsky
Unbelievable Studying History quotations
Ideas, cultures, and histories cannot seriously be understood or studied without their force, or more precisely their configurations of power, also being studied.
If you expect the present day school system to give history to you, you are dreaming. This, we have to do ourselves. The Chinese didn't go out in the world and beg people to teach Chinese studies or let them teach Chinese studies. The Japanese didn't do that either. People don't beg other people to restore their history; they do it themselves.
I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
The study of history lies at the foundation of all sound military conclusions and practice.
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent.
The natural history of science is the study of the unknown.
If you fear it you're not going to study it and you're not going to make any progress.
We need to study the whole of history, not to fall back into it, but to see if we can escape from it.
Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered
The study of History is the beginning of wisdom.
When I was in New York after I left the Army, I studied for two years at the American Theater Wing, studied acting, which involved dance and fencing and speech classes and history of theater, all that.
My father... never required me to study anything, but he knew how to inspire in me a great desire for knowledge. Before learning to read, my greatest pleasure was to listen to passages from Buffon's natural history. I constantly requested him to read me the history of animals and birds.
I got expelled from high school, and then did my exams from home.
I decided, through that experience, that I was going to expediate my plan and didn't go to university. Instead, I went to a community college and studied the theory and history of film with the idea that I wanted to write and direct.
The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader.
Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
It is, indeed, perhaps the greatest prospect of humanistic studies to contribute through an increasing knowledge of the history of cultural development to that gradual removal of prejudices which is the common aim of all science.
I have always said to young artists that scholastic training and the studying of art history are crucial to fully developing as an artist.
After more than 700 hours of studying this subject, and thoroughly investigating its foundation, I have come to the conclusion that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is one of the most wicked, vicious, heartless hoaxes ever foisted upon the minds of men, or it is the most fantastic fact of history
Study the history of revival. God has always sent revival in the darkest days. Oh, for a mighty, sweeping revival today!
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
One of the most important reasons for studying history is that virtually every stupid idea that is in vogue today has been tried before and proved disastrous before, time and again.
The study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary arrogance.
It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false.
Inside the Bible's pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible.
In the history of extra-biblical study and research tools there has never before been a resource as useful as the Puritan Hard Drive.
The study of women's intelligence and personality has had broadly the same history as the one we record for Negroes ... in drawing a parallel between the position of, and feeling toward, women and Negroes, we are uncovering a fundamental basis of our culture.
The anthropologist respects history, but he does not accord it a special value.
He conceives it as a study complementary to his own: one of them unfurls the range of human societies in time, the other in space.
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
We're here for such a short time. When your great-great-grandkids study history, don't you want them to be proud that you were part of the solution?
History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.
That is the supreme value of history. The study of it is the best guarantee against repeating it.
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.
I have always thought that these two ways of talking, one is the fantastic, the fable, the fairy tale, and the other being history, the scholarly study of what happened, I think they're both amazing ways to understand human nature.
most scientific problems are far better understood by studying their history than their logic.
From this I conclude that the best education for the situations of actual life consists of the experience we acquire from the study of serious history. For it is history alone which without causing us harm enables us to judge what is the best course in any situation or circumstance.
It has never been in my power to study anything, mathematics, ethics, metaphysics, gravitation, thermodynamics, optics, chemistry, comparative anatomy, astronomy, psychology, phonetics, economics, the history of science, whist, men and women, wine, metrology, except as a study of semeiotic .
You will be most readily cured of vanity or presumption by studying the history of music, and by hearing the master pieces which have been produced at different periods.