We all know people who live too much in the past. Too much history, too much remembering, can ultimately destroy the present and the future.
The most important day in human history is coming, Will. I just want you and your family to be on the right side of it.
When the victors rewrite history, it’s just another kind of war, waged after the battlefield killing is done, to murder the memory of the defeated.
The benefit of being a Time Master is that the length and breadth of history gives one perspective. I’ve seen darker days. I’ve seen men of steel die and dark knights fall, and even then I accomplished my mission no matter what.
Isn’t that what history is all about? Politically, economically, geographically, imaginary lines being drawn and redrawn, over and over again?
I was just thinking about Watergate. How history repeats itself. First as tragedy, second as farce, third as porn.
I feared in my heart that history would not be rewritten. That no matter how many battles we might win, victory would remain forever out of reac