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Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | History
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | History
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Life cannot be destroyed for good, neither ... can history be brought entirely to a halt.
-: [ Open letter to Dr. Gustáv Husák, Communist President (8 April 1975) ]
~ Václav Havel | ( Czech writer and dramatist ) | 1936 - 2011 | History
quotes Division : Czech writers   
     
Truth is the only merit that gives dignity and worth to history.
-: [ The History of Freedom in Antiquity (28 February 1877) ]
~ Lord Acton | (English historian ) | 1834-1902 | History
quotes Division : French Philosophers