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35 History Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 History Quotes On Success

History is defined as the study of or a record of past events, especially events of a particular period, country, or subject. History can be our greatest teacher, it shows us what we have done right, where we went wrong and the areas that we can improve upon. Studying history and implementing what we learn will enable us to become a greater version of ourselves. May these History Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.” James Baldwin

2. “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” Martin Luther King Jr.

3. “History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” Napoleon Bonaparte

4. “History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.” Lord Acton

5. “The main thing is to make history, not write it.” Otto von Bismarck

6. “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.” Michael Crichton

7. “The supreme purpose of history is a better world.” Herbert Hoover

8. “Revolutions are the locomotives of history.” Karl Marx

9. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” Winston Churchill

10. “History happens twice because people don’t listen at the first time.” Anonymous

11. “Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent.” Henry David Thoreau

12. “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” Karl Marx

13. “The best history doesn’t just sit behind a glass case; it helps us to understand what’s outside the case.” Barack Obama

14. “History does not belong to us; we belong to it.” Hans-Georg Gadamer

15. “History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.” Alexis de Tocqueville

16. “History is written by the winners.” Napoleon Bonaparte

17. “History is a constant race between invention and catastrophe.” Frank Herbert

18. “The history of the world is but the biography of great men.” Thomas Carlyle

19. “Our history is not our destiny.” Alan Cohen

20. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. But today is a gift, that is why it is called the present.” Bil Keane

21. “You’ll never make history in your comfort zone!” Roy T. Bennett

22. “Every day of your life is a page of your history.” Anonymous

23. “There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” Harry S. Truman

24. “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” H. G. Wells

25. “History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.” Kurt Vonnegut

26. “The more you know of your history, the more liberated you are.” Maya Angelou

27. “History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.” Will Durant

28. “We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.” John F. Kennedy

29. “History is never antiquated, because humanity is always fundamentally the same.” Walter Rauschenbusch

30. “History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” David McCullough

31. “Learn from your history, but don’t live in it.” Steve Maraboli

32. “History is not was, it is.” William Faulkner

33. “History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later.'” Eduardo Galeano

34. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Thomas Jefferson

35. “Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it.” Winston Churchill

I hope you enjoyed these History Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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