A Quote by Chap Clark on wisdom and history

Whether because of our ignorance or pride, we've turned a collective deaf ear to the whispers of wisdom from the past. - Chap Clark and Kara E. Powell

Chap Clark

Contributed by: Stephen

A Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt on mystery, history, and present

Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

Contributed by: tara

A Quote by Amira Hass on history and solutions

"The thing people forget when they are looking for solutions is there is nothing final in history."

Amira Hass

Contributed by: Kelsey

A Quote by John V. Denson on perspective, propaganda, and history

Since winners write the history, the false propaganda used from the beginning to the end is often accepted as the true history of the war.

John Denson

Source: A Century of War: Lincoln, Wilson and Roosevelt, Pages: 12

Contributed by: peter

A Quote by Jane Roberts on christ, crucifixtion, history, truth, and judas

Christ, the historical Christ, was not crucified.... He had no intention of dying in that manner; but others felt that to fulfill the prophecies in all ways, a crucifiction was a necessity. Christ did not take part in it. There was a conspiracy in which Judas played a role, an attempt to make a martyr out of Christ. The man chosen was drugged and told he was the Christ - hence the necessity of helping him carry the cross (see Luke 23). He was one of those deluded who believed that he, not the historical Christ , was to fulfill the prophecies. ...Out of compassion Mary was present. The group responsible wanted it to appear that one particular portion of Jews had crucified Christ, and never dreamed that the whole Jewish people ould be "blamed."

Jane Roberts

Source: Seth Speaks: the eternal validity of the soul by Jane Roberts p366-367

Contributed by: mita

A Quote by Thucydides on history, philosophy, and examples

History is philosophy learned from examples.

Thucydides (c.460 - 400 BC)

Contributed by: Rasikananda

A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on life, imagination, and history

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Laurence Overmire on education, knowledge, generations, future, history, genealogy, poet, and genealogist

There is no nobler profession, nor no greater calling, than to be among those unheralded many who gave and give their lives to the preservation of human knowledge, passed with commitment and care from one generation to the next.

Laurence Overmire

Source: Poet, Playwright, Actor, Educator

Contributed by: WideAwake

A Quote by Laurence Overmire on history, genealogy, family, ancestors, ancestry, genealogist, and celebrity

History remembers only the celebrated, genealogy remembers them all.

Laurence Overmire

Source: http://overmirepoetry.home.comcast.net/~overmirepoetry/

Contributed by: WideAwake

A Quote by Thomas Berry on history, geography, time, and space

Even as regards Earth we are more committed to history than to geography, more committed to time than to space. History is endless. Place is limited.

Thomas Berry

Source: The Great Work: Our Way into the Future, Pages: 92

Contributed by: Chris

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