History is a race between education and catastrophe. -Wells, H.G.
- "Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but… "Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done." - Mark Twain
- Henry Steele Commager – history "For a people to be without history, or to be ignorant of its history, is as for a man to be without memory - condemned forever to make the same discoveries that have been made in the past, invent the same techniques, wrestle with the same problems, commit the same errors; and condemned, too, to forfeit the rich pleasures of recollection. Indeed, just as it…
- Arturo D. Brion – judge of history "The Court, of course, is not blind to history but is not a judge of history; it is a judge of the interpretation and application of the terms of the Constitution." ~Associate Justice Arturo D. Brion on SC decision/ruling to allow FEM's burial in LNMB, November 2016
- "Study history, study history. In history lies… "Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft." - Winston Churchill