History Quiz

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It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws. ???
72%
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.???
54.9%
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.???
42.8%
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.???
41.2%
History, in general, only informs us what bad government is.???
39.7%
History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up.???
37.5%
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.???
35%
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. ???
34.1%
Quote Person % Correct
The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.???
33.1%
History only exists, in the final analysis, for God.???
33.1%
As soon as histories are properly told there is no more need of romances. ???
31.3%
Man is a history-making creature who can neither repeat his past nor leave it behind.???
29.3%
We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.???
25.1%
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects.???
24.5%
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.???
22.9%
The Past lies upon the Present like a giant's dead body. ???
21.6%

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