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A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.

    Author: George Washington

When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.

    Author: George Washington

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Christian religion made its way through Paganism, unassisted by the force of human power, and as gentle as the triumphs of light over darkness.
- Joseph Addison

    Author: Assorted Authors

History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

The great comprehensive truths written in letters of living light on every page of our history are these: Human happiness has no perfect security but freedom; freedom none but virtue; virtue none but knowledge; and neither freedom nor virtue has any vigor of immortal hope, except in the principles of Christian faith, and in the sanctions of the Christian religion.

    Author: James H. Aughey

Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.

    Author: Thomas Aquinas

Feinstein is dipping her toe into the very ugly, muddy waters of religious bigotry. America's Founding Fathers considered religious beliefs to be an asset, even essential to public officeholders. Sadly, Sen. Feinstein apparently believes the opposite of those wise men to whom we owe gratitude for our free and strong country.

    Author: Wendy Wright

Today, few Americans are aware of the spiritual epidemic that wiped out the land of our Christian forefathers. Even fewer are aware that the same epidemic has reached our own shores, spreading like a virus.

    Author: Ken Ham

That the apostolic office is temporary, is a plain historical fact.

    Author: Charles Hodge

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