When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.
Poetry is more philosophical and of higher value than history; for poetry tends to express the universal, history the particular.
But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
For Americans, it was love at first sight with the automobile. It is fair to say the Model T revolutionized American life.... The auto gave the working and middle classes a sense of accomplishment. The new, auto-induced sense of freedom ... helped to open up American society in the 1920s.
Don't Know Much About History
But every historical statement and legitimization itself moves within a certain relation to history.
I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
All history teaches that no enemy is so insignificant as to be despised and neglected by any power, however formidable.
Art of War. Originally published in 1862.
I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters.
There are lessons too valuable to forget, moments in time so precious that they lift us above our everyday existence and give us to history. Such a time was the beginning of the civil rights movement in America.
Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
Speech, Dec. 23, 1965
Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give me a man without a goal and I will give you a stock clerk.
Histories are more full of the examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
False history gets made all day, any day, the truth of the new is never on the news
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
The Critic as Artist, 1891
The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it.
The Critic as Artist, 1891
The ages live in history through their anachronisms.
Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young, 1894
The history of liberty is the history of the limitations on the power of the government.
Do you notice how all the self-sacrificing women in history; Joan of Arc, Mother Theresa, can't think of any others; they all die alone. The men, on the other hand, get so much fuzz, it's crazy.
House, TB or Not TB. By Dr. Gregory House.
Grab some scalpels and settle this like doctors.
House, Histories. By Dr. Gregory House.