A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month this March, it’s important to remember the key role women have played in promoting a better understanding and relationships between our country and the rest of the world.
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later.’
Ideas shape the course of history.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
I came, I saw, I conquered.
History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.
If you look back in history of the women who are most memorable and most stylish, they were never the followers of fashion. They were the ones who were unique in their style, breakers of the rules. They were authentic, genuine, original. They were not following the trends.
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
The problem is that my generation was pacified into believing that racism existed only in our history books.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.