Quotes about History
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
by Charles de Gaulle (born in 1890) keywords: being, cannot, errors, france, french, her, lift, mud, out, prevent, return, she, tried , will
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
by Barry Goldwater (born in 1909) keywords: fast, him, hubert, humphrey, listening, magazine, pages, playboy, read, talks, trying, turning, wife , your
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
by Herbert Hoover (born in 1874) keywords: affectionate, after, american, conferred, greater, him, honor, more, named, nor, public, school , than
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
by William James (born in 1842) keywords: away, belief, change, differently, dissolve, expand, fear, insane, minds, must, now, our, past, perceive, result, see, seems, sense, slip, system, willing, working , world
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
by Lyndon B. Johnson (born in 1908) keywords: across, afternoon, headline, morning, potomac, president, read, river, swim, top, walked, water , would