I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover
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Nixon in 1968, unlike Obama 2008, was elected as a minority president with only 43 percent of the vote. Yet, in 1972, he won what, in some measures, was the most lopsided election in American history with 61 percent.
- John Podhoretz
History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.
- John le Carre
If you read about Mussolini or Stalin or some of these other great monsters of history, they were at it all the time, that they were getting up in the morning very early. They were physically very active. They didn't eat lunch.
- A. N. Wilson
I loved history because to me, history was like watching a movie.
- Quentin Tarantino
In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.
- Bruce Springsteen
Strip malls are history.
- Jeff Bezos
So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was.
- Sidney Poitier