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Robert Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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History seems to be so clumsy.
- Robert Johnson

I had a patient once who dreamed she kept her husband
in the deep freeze except for mating.
Lots of men feel that way.
- Robert Johnson

Nothing will see us through the age we're entering but high consciousness,
and that comes hard.
We don't have a good, modern myth yet,
and we need one.
- Robert Johnson

History has always been a series of pendulum swings,
but the individual doesn't have to get caught in that.
- Robert Johnson

 

A man will treat a woman almost exactly the way he
treats his own interior feminine.
In fact, he hasn't the ability to see a woman,
objectively speaking, until he has made some kind of
peace with his interior woman.
- Robert Johnson

If she has a good, strong, reliable father image,
which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men,
probably for the rest of her life.
She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities.
- Robert Johnson

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
- John W. Gardner

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes,
follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon

History is more or less bunk.
- Henry Ford

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
- Gertrude Stein

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
- George Will

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax
their lives with forethought of grief...
For a time I rest in the grace of the world,
and am free.
- Wendell Berry

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Why should we honour those that die upon the field
of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in
entering into the abyss of himself.
- William Butler Yeats

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
- Woodrow Wilson

I can see clearly now...
that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and
more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
- Richard M. Nixon

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.
- Jessamyn West

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even
if it leads to the president.
I'm innocent.
You've got to believe I'm innocent.
If you don't, take my job.
- Richard M. Nixon

In the long term we can hope that religion will change
the nature of man and reduce conflict.
But history is not encouraging in this respect.
The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon

Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24.
- David M. Shoup

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
- Herbert Hoover

The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea,
headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as
for rendezvous with discretion.
- Barbara Tuchman

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
- Augustine Birrell

History is written by the victors.
- Winston Churchill

Most of the things worth doing in the world had been
declared impossible before they were done.
- Louis D. Brandeis

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our
recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened.
- Peter Berger

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as
long as I am President that is what it will remain.
They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
- Harry S. Truman

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans.
It presents one of man's first attempts to order his
view of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner


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