“Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.”

— Benjamin Disraeli —

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“Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24.”

— David M. Shoup —

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“My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher.”

— David Soul —

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“Nixon’s full term was one of the most successful in U.S. history, which is why he was re-elected by the largest plurality in the country’s history.”

— Conrad Black —

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“The middle class, one of the great achievements in history, is becoming more of a relic than a reality.”

— Jon Meacham —

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“The study of history and philosophy, accompanied by some acquaintance with art and literature, should be for lawyers and engineers as well as for those who study in arts faculties.”

— Terry Eagleton —

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“History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security.”

— Phyllis Schlafly —

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“If I had a choice as to my perfect career, I would make a couple of films a year and then concentrate on natural history.”

— Dominic Monaghan —

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“We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people – history has made us all South Africans.”

— Mangosuthu Buthelezi —

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