Leon J. Pollom, writer/researcher
I write them when inspiration strikes.
'History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes.'
--Attributed to Mark Twain, but there is no evidence he ever said it or wrote it.
'History is a bucket of ashes.'
'Memorizing dates and names assures we learn nothing of history.'
-- Leon J. Pollom
'History is a set of lies agreed upon.'
'Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.'
-- Lee Simonson
'History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.'
--Will and Ariel Durant
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