Lessons Of The Past Quotes by Dale E. Turner, William J. Clinton, George Santayana, Jerome Hines, Hun Sen, Tony Blair and many others.
The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.
The seven principles of Kwanzaa – unity, self-determinat ion, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith — teach us that when we come together to strengthen our families and communities and honor the lesson of the past, we can face the future with joy and optimism.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons of the past and lives vigorously in the present.
The lessons of the past should steer us towards ensuring lasting legacies for generations yet to be born.
I think it is vitally important to study History. If we are going to lead Britain safely into the future, it is essential that we understand our country’s historical roots. If we can learn the lessons of the past, we will be able to avoid making mistakes in the future.
Those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat the eleventh grade.
History is the same thing over and over again.
It was never too late to learn something. The past is unalterable in any event. The future is the only thing we can change. Learning the lessons of the past is the only way to shape the present and the future.
Not much longer shall we have time for reading lessons of the past. An inexorable present calls us to the defense of a great future.
The lessons of the past suggest that racism and resentment against people of color will continue to flourish in America as long as the history that is taught transposes the heroes and the villains. That is the unspoken truth at the heart of the nation’s racial divide.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it without a sense of ironic futility.
There are no pat answers – we’re pushing through some new frontiers, and lessons of the past don’t always apply.