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Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive.
-- Ayn Rand

You can't say civilization isn't advancing: in every war they kill you in a new way.
-- Will Rogers

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
-- George Santayana

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
-- George Bernard Shaw

I once asked my history teacher how we were expected to learn anything useful from his subject, when it seemed to me to be nothing but a monotonous and sordid succession of robber baron scumbags devoid of any admirable human qualities.
I failed history.
-- Sting

Sir Francis Drake circumsized the world with a 100-foot clipper.
-- Unknown history student

The sun never sets on the British empire because Britain is in the east and the sun sets in the west.
-- Unknown history student

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
-- Virginia Woolf

Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded.
-- Virginia Woolf