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90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world. - Colin Powell
A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often ma... - Earl of Chesterfield
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood. - George S. Patton
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fac... - Grover Cleveland
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerou... - Margaret Thatcher
Actors who have tried to play Churchill and MacArthur have failed abys... - William Manchester
Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by... - James Knox Polk
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle. - George S. Patton
An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her prepar... - William Manchester
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows. - Dante Alighieri
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done... - Tacitus
Because of what you have done the heavens have become a part of man's ... - Richard M. Nixon
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothin... - Lyndon B. Johnson
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attem... - Benjamin Disraeli
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. - Henry B. Adams
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a har... - Arnold J. Toynbee
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to th... - Douglas MacArthur
Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to... - Edward M. Kennedy
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and t... - Margaret Thatcher
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically. - Mao Tse-Tung
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow
Even pirates, before they attack another ship, hoist a black flag. - Gen Bela Kiraly
Failure is impossible. - Susan B. Anthony
Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech ... - Louis D. Brandeis
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World. - Christopher Columbus
For it is a land of illusion, a place in the mind, a shimmering mirage... - Richard E. Lingenfelter
France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that whe... - Francois Mitterrand
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. - Napoleon Bonaparte
God cannot alter the past, though historians can. - Samuel Butler
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist. - H. L. Mencken
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and ... - Alexis de Tocqueville
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by peo... - George Santayana
History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushi... - John F. Kennedy
History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions. - Ted Koppel
History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins
History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, wh... - Ambrose Bierce
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies... - Edward Gibbon
History is more or less bunk. - Henry Ford
History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius
History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy. - Augustine Birrell
History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agre... - Napoleon Bonaparte
History never looks like history when you are living through it. - John W. Gardner
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover
How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of chee... - Charles De Gaulle
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to ... - Barry M. Goldwater
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catas... - H. G. Wells
I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with ... - Fidel Castro
I came, I saw, I conquered. - Julius Caesar
I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisivel... - Richard M. Nixon
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer ju... - Elizabeth II
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with f... - Wendell Berry
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm. - Calvin Coolidge
I have one thing that counts, and that is my heart; it burns in my sou... - Evita Peron
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her... - Charles De Gaulle
I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services ... - Oliver North
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson
I saw Chungking for the first time more than 40 years ago - a city of ... - Theodore H. White
I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I rememb... - John Foster Dulles
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named... - Herbert Hoover
If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace confere... - Joseph Stalin
If I had learned to type, I never would have made brigadier general. - Brig Gen Elizabeth P. Hoi
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, ... - Lyndon B. Johnson
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the wo... - John F. Kennedy
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the sid... - Bishop Desmond Tutu
In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, t... - Douglas MacArthur
In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous repor... - Hugo L. Black
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of m... - Richard M. Nixon
Ireland's ruins are historic emotions surrendered to time. - Horace Sutton
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is... - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have ... - Richard M. Nixon
It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein
It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James
It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it s... - Henry A. Kissinger
It was sheer professionalism and inspiration and the fact that you rea... - Margaret Thatcher
It would be inaccurate to say that Churchill and I conversed. Like Gla... - William Manchester
It's a very good historical book about history. - Dan Quayle
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the m... - Evita Peron
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age. - H. L. Mencken
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but th... - John F. Kennedy
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossib... - Louis D. Brandeis
My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a ... - Charles De Gaulle
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. - Marge Piercy
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American... - Herbert Hoover
One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's ... - William O. Douglas
Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of peop... - Kofi Annan
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time w... - Confucius
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our b... - James Knox Polk
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and... - Dan Quayle
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to p... - John Quincy Adams
Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every ... - Gen David M. Shoup
Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a s... - Anwar Sadat
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and f... - Frank Herbert
Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take acc... - Prince Charles
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of th... - Sandra Day O'Connor
Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wa... - William O. Douglas
Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow ... - Jacques Chirac
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. - Neil Armstrong
The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend. - Byron R. White
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is act... - Colin Powell
The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible. - Jacques Chirac
The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday aga... - George W. Bush
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The... - Abraham Lincoln
The field of combat was a long, narrow, green-baize covered table. The... - Adm C. Turner Joy
The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much ... - Barbara Tuchman
The future has a way of arriving unannounced. - George F. Will
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. - Epicurus
The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for fi... - Irving R. Kaufman
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. - Woodrow Wilson
The map is not the territory. - Alfred Korzybski
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am Presid... - Harry S. Truman
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace. - Nikita S. Khrushchev
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading ... - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The neutron warhead is a defensive weapon designed to offset the great... - Ronald Reagan
The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down... - A. Whitney Brown
The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection inter... - Peter Berger
The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the fut... - Jessamyn West
The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to... - Lance Morrow
The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me. - Lyndon B. Johnson
The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ... - Irving R. Kaufman
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance o... - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where e... - Gerald R. Ford
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system... - William James
There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances tha... - Adm William Halsey
There are people who read too much: bibliobibuli. I know some who are ... - Richard M. Nixon
There are some oligarchs that make me want to bite them just as one cr... - Evita Peron
They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech. - Adm James Stockdale
They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They we... - Douglas MacArthur
They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat th... - G. Gordon Liddy
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. - George Santayana
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have a... - Haile Selassie
Time is my greatest enemy. - Evita Peron
To live without having a Cicero and a Tacitus at hand seems to me as i... - John Quincy Adams
To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine o... - Irving R. Kaufman
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should w... - Margaret Thatcher
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home. - Edward R. Murrow
We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect... - Abraham Lincoln
We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irresp... - Juan Antonio Samaranch
We talked for a few more minutes and then the president turned to the ... - Adm Stansfield Turner
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't... - Dick Gregory
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it... - John F. Kennedy
We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our Ame... - Tony Blair
What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed t... - Jacqueline Kennedy
What most impresses us about great jurists is not their tenacious gras... - Irving R. Kaufman
Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it... - George F. Will
When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas. - Evita Peron
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characte... - John F. Kennedy
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will com... - George Washington Carver
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories. - Douglas MacArthur
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man ma... - William Butler Yeats
World War II was the last government program that really worked. - George F. Will
You can't set a hen in one morning and have chicken salad for lunch. - George M. Humphrey
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to th... - Richard M. Nixon