„History is rarely made by reasonable men.“

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Terry Goodkind Fotografia
Terry Goodkind18
amerykański pisarz fantasy 1948

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Simone de Beauvoir Fotografia

„The present enshrines the past—and in the past all history has been made by men.“

—  Simone de Beauvoir, książka Druga płeć

Introduction : Woman as Other http://books.google.com/books?id=kUW0AAAAIAAJ&q=%22The+present+enshrines+the+past+and+in+the+past+all+history+has+been+made+by+men%22&pg=PA122#v=onepage
The Second Sex (1949)

Roberto Mangabeira Unger Fotografia

„In history obedience rarely pays; what pays is defiance.“

—  Roberto Mangabeira Unger, książka The Left Alternative

Źródło: The Left Alternative (2009), p. 8

James A. Garfield Fotografia

„The lesson of History is rarely learned by the actors themselves.“

—  James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881

Letter to Professor Demmon (16 December 1871), in The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield (1881) by E. E. Brown, p. 424 http://books.google.com/books?id=vCAFAAAAYAAJ

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„It is rare that a legislature reasons. It is too quickly impassioned.“

—  Napoleon I of France French general, First Consul and later Emperor of the French 1769 - 1821

Napoleon : In His Own Words (1916)

Andrew Marr Fotografia

„In history, the arrival of a small man in a big hat is rarely good news.“

—  Andrew Marr British journalist 1959

Andrew Marr's History of the World, Episode VI, Revolution (28 October 2012)

George W. Bush Fotografia

„The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings.
2000s, 2001, First inaugural address (January 2001)

Andrew Dickson White Fotografia

„Carlyle uttered a pregnant truth when he said that the history of any country is in the biographies of the men who made it.“

—  Andrew Dickson White American politician 1832 - 1918

Źródło: Seven Great Statesmen in the Warfare of Humanity with Unreason (1915), p. ix

Alice Walker Fotografia

„The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for whites or women for men.“

—  Alice Walker American author and activist 1944

Foreword to The Dreaded Comparison: Animal Slavery and Human Slavery (1996) by Marjorie Spiegel, p. 14 http://books.google.com/books?ei=je4zTPjrBcmTnQfXmMCLBA&ct=result&id=8u_tAAAAMAAJ&dq=dreaded+comparison+%22exist+for+their+own%22&q=%22exist+for+their+own%22.

M. S. Swaminathan Fotografia

„Dr. Swaminathan is a living legend. His contributions to Agricultural Science have made an indelible mark on food production in India and elsewhere in the developing world. By any standards, he will go into the annals of history as a world scientist of rare distinction.“

—  M. S. Swaminathan Indian scientist 1925

Stated by Javier Perez de Cuellar, Secretary General of the United Nations on the occasion of award of the First World Food Prize. Quoted here World Food Prize, Prof. Swaminathan, 1987 World Food Prize Laureate, 25 November 2013, World Food Prize Organization http://www.worldfoodprize.org/Laureates/Past/1987.htm,

Didier Sornette Fotografia

„The point is that humans are rarely at their best when they use rational reasoning.“

—  Didier Sornette French scientist 1957

Źródło: Why Stock Markets Crash - Critical Events in Complex Systems (2003), Chapter 4, Positive Feedbacks, p. 106.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Fotografia

„We are not makers of history. We are made by history.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Karl Marx Fotografia

„Reason nevertheless prevails in world history.“

—  Karl Marx German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist 1818 - 1883

Comments on the North American Events (1862)

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